Update from Rabies Challenge Fund


    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

    Challenging the Rabies Vaccine  http://www.newsday.com/mynews/ny-lspets4432971sep19,0,1274963.column;

    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 ledgespring@lincoln.midcoast.com .

Regards,  Kris L. ChristineFounder, Co-TrusteeThe Rabies Challenge Fund


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