Ethics Series Events
Thursday, Feb 28, 2013: 12:00 PM - UT School of Medicine Auditorium Emerging Zoonotic Viral Infections: Do They Find Us or do We Find Them? - Dr. C.J. Peters, Director for Biodefense, Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Disease, UTMB
Wednesday, Apr 3, 2013: 12:00 PM-M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Onstead Auditorium Polio: A Look Back at America's Most Successful Public Health Crusade, Dr. David Oshinsky, Professor, Jack S. Blanton Chair in History at the University of Texas at Austin
Thursday, Apr 11, 2013: 12:00 PM-UT School of Public Health Auditorium New Vaccines: How and Why ACIP Makes Vaccine Recommendations - Dr. Larry Pickering, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, CDC
Zoonoses Resource Links
A list of interesting and helpful links to information about zoonotic infections.
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Rabies is an acute viral infection is transmitted to humans by a bite or by the exposure of broken skin to an infected animal's saliva. Immunization given early (preferably within 24 hours but certainly within 72 hours) can usually prevent the disease.
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