Rabies in Iran : Past , Present and Future

@inproceedings{Gholami2014RabiesII,
  title={Rabies in Iran : Past , Present and Future},
  author={Alireza Gholami and Ahmad Fayaz and Firouzeh Farahtaj},
  year={2014}
}
The recorded history of rabies goes back to 2300 BC, when a dog owner in ancient Babylon was charged for a death caused by a dog bite. Ancient Greek philosophers such as Democritus, Aristotle and Celsus as well as the prominent physician Galen, had warned people of the dangers associated with the bite of a mad dog, showing that the infectivity of the animal was suspected some 2000 years ago. However, a clear explanation for the mode of disease transmission was not provided until the first… CONTINUE READING
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