Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance 2018

Division of STD Prevention October 2019
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention
Division of STD Prevention
Atlanta, Georgia, 30329–4027

Think of all the issues going on across the Country right now – drug addiction, homelessness, mental health issues and so on –  and Sexually Transmitted Diseases are part of/caused by all of the above.

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ZERO BY 30 THE GLOBAL STRATEGIC PLAN TO END HUMAN DEATHS FROM DOG-MEDIATED RABIES BY 2030

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Around the world, dog bites are still the primary source of Rabies in people. I’ve read news reports of packs of rabid dogs attacking villages and it can be quite scary.

In the U.S., while dogs and other mammals do cause problems, our main source of Rabies infections is bats.

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Link to this Report:

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Other Information

Rabies Disease, Transmission and Prevention: Just What Do You Know About Rabies?

Total human rabies deaths (top) or per-100,000 people (bottom) illustrate the global burden of dog-transmitted human rabies.
Source: https://www.who.int/rabies/epidemiology/en/
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For more information on Rabies and other Neurotrophic Diseases visit my page at:

Doc’s Top Ten Killer Neurotropic Viruses