Louis Pasteur Commemorative Stamp

28 Sep 2022  Wed

World Rabies Day is observed each year on 28 September all over the world. It is celebrated to raise awareness about prevention and to highlight progress in defeating this horrifying disease.

World Rabies Day is the biggest event on the global rabies calendar, coordinated by the Global Alliance for Rabies Control (GARC).

Each year World Rabies Day takes place on 28 September, also marked as the anniversary of the death of Louis Pasteur, the French chemist and microbiologist who developed the first anti-rabies vaccine. The vaccine plays a vital role in saving people's lives from a dangerous disease. World Rabies Day spreads awareness about the impact of rabies on humans and animals. It provides information about this disease in at-risk communities and supports advocacy for increased efforts at rabies control.

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