Changes in Rabies Inoculations

In this podcast, Charles Rupprecht, Chief of the Rabies Program at the CDC, describes the advancements in rabies inoculations. Previously, when a person was treated for rabies he received five shots of the vaccination. However, now the CDC is recommending that people who are being treated for rabies only receive four shots. Rupprecht details this treatment and explains why having fewer rabies inoculations is just as effective in treating the disease. [inlinead]
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