Khabarindiaonline: Today is World Rabies Day. The day is celebrated annually on September 28 to raise awareness about rabies prevention and to highlight progress in defeating this horrifying disease. This year the theme for the day is ‘Rabies: Share the message. Save a life’.
This highlights the importance of education and awareness to prevent rabies. World Rabies Day provides a platform to improve awareness, engage communities and help endemic countries in building successful and sustainable rabies programmes. The day also marks the anniversary of Louis Pasteur’s death, the French chemist and microbiologist, who developed the first rabies vaccine. ( Source: AIRN ).