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Rabies detected in a puppy imported to France

21 Feb 2020

The dog located in Île de Ré developed symptoms on 1 February Read more

Worldwide rabies risk reminder

17 Dec 2019

A reminder for travellers of the global risk of rabies Read more

Rabies case in Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada

19 Jul 2019

A case of human rabies as been reported following exposure to a bat on Vancouver Island Read more

Philippines: falsified rabies vaccines and rabies immunoglobulin- update

18 Jul 2019

World Health Organization issue a second alert about circulating falsified rabies vaccine and rabies immunoglobulin in the Philippines Read more

Philippines: falsified rabies vaccines

09 Jul 2019

Second alert regarding falsified rabies vaccine in Philippines during 2019 Read more

Rabies leaflet for travellers

03 Jul 2019

Public Health England has published a Rabies information leaflet for travellers Read more

Rabies vaccine availability

27 Jun 2019

Information for health professionals Read more

Worldwide rabies risk reminder

22 May 2019

A reminder for travellers of the worldwide risk of rabies Read more

Public Health England post-exposure rabies treatment guidance published

09 May 2019

Updated guidelines on rabies post-exposure treatment Read more

Update to rabies risk for Estonia

01 May 2019

NaTHNaC has reviewed and updated the rabies recommendations for Estonia Read more

Medical product alert: falsified rabies vaccine - Philippines

04 Feb 2019

A report of falsified rabies vaccine circulating in the Philippines Read more

Rabies vaccine availability

24 Sep 2018

Information for health professionals Read more

Rabies Green Book updated chapter

10 Jul 2018

The rabies chapter in the Green Book (Immunisation against infectious disease) has been published Read more

Country specific rabies risk and recommendations 2018 updated

02 Jul 2018

Updated rabies risk and country specific recommendations Read more

Public Health England post-exposure rabies treatment guidance published

02 Jul 2018

Updated guidelines on rabies post-exposure treatment Read more

Imported canine rabies: France

27 May 2015

A report of a confirmed case of rabies in a domestic dog, Le Chambon Feugerolles, Loire, Rhône-Alpes, France
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Outbreak Surveillance

19 Feb 2020 Saint-Martin-de-Ré. France

On 13 February 2020, health authorities in France confirmed a case of rabies in a dog in Saint-Martin-en-Re, IIe de Ré. In December 2019, the animal was reportedly found in Spain and brought back to France; the most likely origin of the virus was Morocco. If you have been bitten, licked or scratched by this animal between January 17 and February 3 2020, seek medical advice.

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12 Dec 2019 Morocco

On 11 December 2019, an imported rabies case was reported in Spain with travel to Morocco.

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09 Dec 2019 Latvia

Laboratory tests confirm the case of human rabies reported on 5 December 2019, is likely to have aquired the infection during a visit to Asia.

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06 Aug 2019 Florida. United States

On 9 July 2019, authorities issued a 60 day rabies alert for a two mile radius around the intersection of Interstate 4 and Epcot Center Drive in southwest Orange County. This is in response to a wild cat testing positive for rabies. The cat may have infected other animals in the area and contact with all wildlife should be avoided.

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17 Jul 2019 British Columbia. Canada

A human case of rabies was confirmed in British Columbia; the first since 2003 in the region, and the first in Canada since 2012. The adult male was in contact with a bat in mid-May 2019 and developed symptoms six weeks later.

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28 Jun 2019 Ceuta. Spain

On 24 June 2019 rabies virus was confirmed in a dog, which has since died. The last report of rabies in this region was in in 2009.

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20 May 2019 Santa Catarina. Brazil

On 4 May 2019, a death from rabies was confirmed in a 58 year old woman living in the municipality of Gravatal, Santa Catarina State. This is the first human case of rabies in the state since 1981.

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07 May 2019 Philippines

On 3 May 2019, Norwegian authorities reported a fatal case of rabies in a returning traveller from the Philippines. The case was bitten by a dog during their trip but not receive pre or post exposure treatment. The case developed symptoms in late April and died on 6 May. Contact tracing of other travellers who also had contact with the same dog is underway.

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Rabies

25 Mar 2019

Rabies occurs in warm-blooded mammals and is transmitted to humans, most often by a bite or scratch from an infected animal, usually a dogRead more

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