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Confirmation of the negligible BSE risk status of Brazil

l'OIE fête ses 90 ans !

The OIE celebrates its 90 years!

¡ La OIE celebra sus 90 años !

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No more deaths from rabies

Every ten minutes someone in the world dies from rabies. This is the sad reality of the situation even today. Every year, rabies kills nearly 70 000 people, mostly children in developing countries. Over 95% of human cases are caused by the bite of a rabies-infected dog. Yet the disease could be eliminated. Indeed, unlike many other diseases, we already have all the tools needed to eradicate it. Each new victim is therefore one too many.

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