World Rabies Day is Friday
World Rabies Day is Friday. More than 55,000 people die from rabies worldwide every year, a rate of one person every 10 minutes. Rabies in humans is 100 percent preventable. Most of these cases are transmitted by dogs.
World Rabies Day events have been held in 150 countries, and have vaccinated 7.7 million dogs to date.
Last modified Sept. 27, 2012