the Home page
site is the home page of the Israeli Veterinary Services Rabies Information
Update. The site is in the Hebrew language.
overview is given initially on the status of rabies in humans and animals in Israel.
Succeeding pages describe the sources of the disease in the area, the clinical
signs seen, the propagation of the disease, what to do in the event of being
bitten. Details are given on protocols used in Israel to avoid the disease, means
to prevent spread of the disease from the initial focus, and how rabies is
diagnosed in our laboratory.
are presented to detail the positive diagnosis of rabies in Israel in 1999
and 2007. A map shows the geographical distribution of positive cases in 1996,
2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and An epidemiological
retrospective study of rabies diagnosis and control in Israel, 1948-1997.
Link to the main page of
the Israeli Veterinary Services and Animal Health is: http://www.vetserv.moag.gov.il/Vet
a reader unable to read Hebrew would like more information, please contact
Dr. Boris A. Yakobson, Director, Kimron Veterinary Institute, Bet Dagan,