Health

India recalls vaccines made by tainted China firm

India has ordered an immediate recall of rabies vaccines made by a scandal-hit Chinese company, India's drug regulator said Wednesday, complaining it only found out about possible problems through media reports.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Chinese premier orders investigation of vaccine makers

Chinese leaders are scrambling to shore up public confidence and oversight of the pharmaceutical industry after a rabies vaccine maker was found faking records, the latest in a slew of public health and safety scandals that ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study seeking to isolate antibodies against rabies virus

Few people die from rabid animal bites in the United States thanks to the near-universal availability of human rabies immune globulin and rabies vaccine, which are given as separate shots as soon as possible after exposure ...

Neuroscience

Viral tool traces long-term neuron activity

For the past decade, neuroscientists have been using a modified version of the rabies virus to label neurons and trace the connections between them. Although this technique has proven very useful, it has one major drawback: ...

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