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PIONEERING Scots researchers have secured a £6 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to help save the lives of more than 100 children a day from rabies.
BRITISH tourists are being urged to be on their guard after a case of rabies was confirmed in France.
A QUARANTINED monkey was shot dead after escaping from its cage in Edinburgh Zoo.
RABIES could be wiped out globally within a decade if sufficient vaccination programmes are carried out, experts at Edinburgh University said yesterday.
EXPERTS at Edinburgh University today said rabies could be wiped out across the world within a decade if sufficient vaccination programmes are carried out.
RESTRICTIONS on holidaymakers wanting to take their pets out of the country may be too harsh, senior government scientists admitted yesterday.
PROTECTED wild bats are to be captured in the UK and sent to Germany where they will be killed for research into rabies.
A VACCINATION programme led by city experts which aims to immunise dogs against the killer disease rabies is set to be expanded in a bid to save thousands of lives worldwide.
RABID vampire bats killed 23 people and bit more than 1,000 when they attacked residents in their homes at night, officials in Brazil confirmed yesterday.
TRAVELLERS were today urged to get a rabies jab and avoid animals while on holiday following the death of a British woman from the infection.
A WOMAN who was bitten by a dog on her holiday has died from rabies, health officials confirmed yesterday.
AN airline has been fined for allowing a dog owner to fly into Edinburgh with her pet in a basket on her lap.
SCIENTISTS fear rabies is once again threatening western Europe.
A MAN who received a kidney from a woman who was infected with rabies died yesterday, a German hospital said, the second death of a patient given one of the donor’s organs.
AN AMERICAN teenager who became the first person known to survive rabies without a vaccination went home at the weekend after nearly 11 weeks in hospital.
DOCTORS have for the first time successfully treated a patient with a usually fatal case of rabies by using a new combination of drugs.
A BAT found in an alley has tested positive for a strain of rabies which can also infect animals and people, officials said.
A DISTURBING insight into the final days of the first Briton to die from rabies in 100 years was revealed yesterday by the doctor who fought for more than a week to save David McRae.