Do people still die from rabies?



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    Human rabies deaths in the U.S. are rare. However, in developing countries a person dies of rabies every 10 minutes. 55,000 people in the world die of rabies every year. Yet despite the statistics scientists are confident that with the appropriate vaccinations rabies could be eliminated.

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    Yes, people still die from rabies. In the United States alone, it is estimated that 40,000 people receive rabies prevention treatment known as post-exposure prophylaxis. It is estimated that more than $300 million dollars has been used to help combat rabies in the United States. 

    Globally, 55,000 people die annually because of rabies. 

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