rabies vaccine

BBMP budget: Animal lovers cheer combo anti-rabies vaccine for stray dogs 

To control the stray dog menace, the budget also aims to double the number of spaying and neutering stray dogs.  

published on : 3rd March 2023

GHMC needs 5 years, Rs 1,500 per dog to carry out sterilisation of 100% strays

The AWOs should house these dogs in suitable kennels at the animal care centres and sterilise the healthy dogs and not undertake sterilisation of pregnant dogs.

published on : 25th February 2023

Supreme court directs Centre to check efficacy of anti-rabies vaccine

The Central Drugs Laboratory (CDL), Kasauli, checked the quality of Intra Dermal Rabies Vaccines (IDRVs) and serum based on the request of the state government.

published on : 1st November 2022

VMC launches drive to give anti-rabies vaccine to 3,500 stray dogs

Dogs from suburbs are complicating the issue, the veterinarian pointed out and said action will be taken to control the problem.

published on : 26th October 2022

Quality of anti-rabies vaccine and serum certified good: Veena George

Among the 2 lakh exposures, almost 85% needed immunoglobulins which makes present style of management costly.

published on : 14th October 2022

Call for anti-rabies shots for everyone in Kerala

An increase in the chances of getting rabies infection has prompted health experts to recommend all to take anti-rabies vaccine before the animal attack.

published on : 28th September 2022

Activists seek more government shelters for strays to tackle dog bites in Kerala

To discuss the possibilities of a stray dog-free Kerala, a group of activists convened a meeting in the wake of rising cases of dog bites in the state.

published on : 18th September 2022

Ensure free treatment to dog-bite victims: Kerala HC

The court directed the government to ensure that the hospitals concerned get an adequate stock of medicines required for such treatment.

published on : 17th September 2022

2 lakh anti-rabies vaccine doses administered till April: Chinchurani

It has assigned 78 veterinary doctors for the vaccination drive which will start on September 20.

published on : 16th September 2022

Kerala to go for rabies jabs, seek SC nod to kill rabid dogs

Local Self-Government Minister M B Rajesh said a month-long drive to vaccinate the strays will begin from September 20.

published on : 13th September 2022

More than 1,000 dogs around Kuno National Park given anti-rabies shots before arrival of cheetahs from Africa

Eight cheetahs - five males and three females - are expected to reach KNP from Namibia on August 17.

published on : 9th September 2022

Recheck quality of anti-rabies vaccine: Kerala

As per the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, the Central Drugs Laboratory is entrusted with the task of ensuring the quality of the anti-rabies vaccines and issuance of certificates. 

published on : 7th September 2022

Rabies vaccination lacks teeth, stray dog menace bites Kerala

Govt found wanting; Supreme Court to hear PIL on growing stray dog attacks and rabies deaths on Friday

published on : 6th September 2022

12-year-old Kerala girl mauled by stray dog dies in Kottayam medical college 

Health Minister Veena George recently informed the State Assembly that a total of 20 people have died due to rabies infection in Kerala so far this year.

published on : 5th September 2022

Health dept to form expert panel to study quality of anti-rabies vaccines

The decision was taken in the wake of the concerns among the public about rabies deaths, the CM said.

published on : 31st August 2022

Kerala CM assures to set up panel to examine anti-rabies vaccines

The Chief Minister said the recent deaths due to rabies infection have triggered a huge concern among people and a panel could be deployed to study the vaccines also.

published on : 30th August 2022

Despite taking rabies vaccine, Kerala woman bitten by dog dies

A 53-year-old woman, who was undergoing treatment after she was bitten by a stray dog, died on Monday.

published on : 23rd August 2022

Rabies death: Is Kerala health department ignoring quality check on vaccine?

Allegations have risen that the department did not make any serious effort to test the quality of the anti-rabies vaccine administered to the victim, ignoring experts’ concerns.

published on : 25th July 2022

Amid rabies deaths in Kerala, do you have reasons to fear after dog bite? Do vaccines not help?

The state has reported 14 deaths due to rabies so far this year. The latest was the death of a 19-year-old college student Sreelakshmi in Palakkad. 

published on : 2nd July 2022

Deaths post jabs put rabies vaccine under cloud

The death of a college girl in Palakkad from rabies despite taking the full course of the vaccine has triggered concerns even as cases of dog bites are reported in the state regularly.

published on : 2nd July 2022