Celebrating World Zoonosis Day

06 Jul 2019

World Zoonosis Day, hosted on the 6th of July every year, remembers 6th July 1885 when Louis Pasteur administered the first vaccine against Rabies, a zoonotic disease.

To celebrate, we have compiled a video to highlight research funded by the IVVN on zoonotic diseases including Neurocysticercosis, Rift Valley Fever and Bovine Tuberculosis. In addition the IVVN African Schools Outreach Programme , hosted by women scientists from Kenya, Nigeria, Zambia and Cameroon, educates school students on the importance of vaccination against Rabies.

Happy #WorldZoonosisDay!