Update from Rabies Challenge FundPosted: September 16, 2007
An article was published by Reuters on September 7, 2007 that is of interest to dog owners:
U.S. Free of Canine Rabies Virus http://www.reuters.com/article/topNews/idUSN0741162020070907
by Maggie Fox (Health & Science Editor) September 7, 2007
“The elimination of canine rabies in the United States represents one of the major public health success stories in the last 50 years,” CDC Director Dr. Julie Gerberding said in a statement
For more information on the canine rabies vaccine http://www.RabiesChallengeFund.org/page4.html and The Rabies Challenge Fund http://www.RabiesChallengeFund.org/about%20the%20RCF.html
Rabies Challenge Fund Reaches First-Year Goal: http://www.mainelincolncountynews.com/index.cfm?ID=26297
Pets: Rabies vaccine research may save some pain http://www.newsday.com/search/ny-lspets5278482jul02,0,6559208.column
The Vaccine Challenge http://www.animaltalknaturally.com:80/2007/05/01/the-vaccine-challenge-show-91/
How Often Does He REALLY Need a Rabies Shot? http://animalwellnessmagazine.com/m/m86/main.htm;
Get Out Your Wallets, Rabies Challenge Fund a Reality http://www.mainetoday.com/pets/dogslife/007915.html.
Are We Overvaccinating our Pets? http://www.spanieljournal.com/28lbaughan.html
Rabies Challenge Kicks Off Fundraiser: http://www.courierpub.com/articles/2005/10/12/lincolncountyweekly/local_news/4news.txt
Nationwide Campaign Launched to Fund Rabies Vaccine Study http://www.mainelincolncountynews.com/index.cfm?ID=14204;
The Rabies Challenge Fund http://blogs.mainetoday.com/dogslife/002976.html
Rabies Challenge Fund & Master Dog Training at the Womens Podcasting Expo – Show #42 http://www.replay-video.com/guide/index.php?start_page=http://applian.com/guide/view_podcast_details.php?show_id=2156 .
Anyone wishing to have a copy of the 1992 French challenge study data from a research team led by Michel Aubert in which dogs were demonstrated to be immune to a rabies challenge 5 years after vaccination, or Vascellari’s study which documented cancerous tumors in dogs at presumed injection sites of rabies vaccine, please e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Regards, Kris L. ChristineFounder, Co-TrusteeThe Rabies Challenge Fund