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Jan 10, 2020
The Euthanasia Debate: Should rabies patients be given the right to die with dignity?An NGO filed a PIL questioning a judgement passed by the Apex Court in 2018: while the judgement allowed passive euthanasia, it excluded rabies patients.
Apr 17, 2019
Cats get their way: Better for cats, caretakers that they stay indoors, study findsCats transmit diseases to caretakers & while you may not mind, some are potentially lethal, study finds.
Aug 20, 2018
Bengaluru civic body's shoddy manner of sterilisation and vaccination of street dogs is no method to bring down rabies riskLack of emphasis on the quality of animal birth control surgeries, coupled with initial contractor selection processes not being linked to merit alone, has led to various instances where street dogs have been found with their entrails out due to reasons like low-quality suturing techniques.
Aug 01, 2018
India bans import of rabies vaccine from tainted Chinese biotech company after product safety scareA report last week alleged that Changchun Changsheng Biotechnology had fabricated records and was ordered to cease production of the rabies vaccine.
Oct 23, 2016
Open letter to a stray dog: We have done more harm than good to your breed, and other animalsWrites equal rights activist Harish Iyer on the culling of stray dogs: "Killing is never the answer, and witnessing something as horrible as culling of a bleeding, screaming, crying sentient being leaves a horrible dent in the minds of people who perpetuate it and also those who witness it."
Sep 10, 2016
The violent street dog in Kerala is symbolic of the physical decay of the stateThat feral dog on the street is both real and metaphoric. It summarises the fast-spreading physical decay of Kerala, known for its stunning looks, and the reversal of some of its famous public health gains.
Aug 27, 2015
Reservoir dogs and furious rabies: WHO wants to eliminate rabies in India by 2020 but how?The men, a team from the NGO CUPA, are on a mission: to catch stray dogs, sterilise them and vaccinate them against rabies.
Feb 04, 2013
Scientists find GM tobacco plant that can cure rabiesUniversity of London scientists have developed an antibody from genetically engineered tobacco plants to prevent the virus from attaching to nerve endings around the bite site and from travelling to the brain.