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One-Hundred-Year Efforts by the Pasteur Institute of Iran as a Part of the Rabies Infectious Control Puzzle in the World

Maryam Fazeli, Ahmad Fayaz, Rouzbeh Bashar
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Abstract

Rabies is a fatal zoonotic disease that occurs usually via animal bites. Rabies is currently an economic health problem in Iran and almost all of the provinces are more or less involved in this. For nearly a century, many researchers have tried to control rabies in Iran. To date, Iran has played a major role in the new scientific advances in the rabies treatment field. The Pasteur Institute of Iran was established in a 2.2 ha land to provide public health services for the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases. Since then, the official activity of the Pasteur Institute of Iran has begun. The operations of the Institute are still being developed quantitatively and qualitatively. The aim of this study is to introduce One-Hundred-Year Efforts by the Pasteur Institute of Iran as a Part of the Rabies Infectious Control Puzzle in the World.


Keywords

Rabies disease, Infectious disease Control, Iran

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.22037/nbm.v7i3.26554