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World Rabies Day

World Rabies Day:

World Rabies Day is observed every year on 28th September to raise awareness about the world’s deadliest infectious disease and bring together partners to enhance prevention and control efforts worldwide.

  • 2022 marks the 16th World Rabies Day.
  • 28th September marks the anniversary of Louis Pasteur’s death, the French chemist and microbiologist, who developed the first rabies vaccine.

Theme 2022:

  • The theme of World Rabies Day 2022 is: “One Health, Zero Death”.
  • The theme will highlight the connection of the environment with both people and animals.