World Rabies Day Sept. 28: Virus Kills Almost 200 People a Day

September 27, 2014 6:44 AM

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World Rabies Day Sept. 28: Virus Kills Almost 200 People a Day

While Ebola has quickly emerged one of the world's most pressing threats, rabies - known as the mad dog disease - kills about 69,000 people yearly, even though a vaccination for it was created nearly 130 years ago.

While Ebola has quickly emerged one of the world's most pressing threats, rabies - known as the mad dog disease - kills about 69,000 people yearly, even though a vaccination for it was created nearly 130 years ago.

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