Rabies Prevention Guidelines 2020 (updated Jan 2020) – Current as at 20 November 2020

Dec 15, 2020 | Rabies | 0 comments

In April 2018, the World Health Organization (WHO) published their revised position on rabies vaccines and rabies immunoglobulins (Available from: http://www.who.int/entity/rabies/resources/who_wer9316/en/index.html).

This document summarises the current recommended regimens for post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for rabies in South Africa as of January 2020.

In April 2018, the World Health Organization (WHO) published their revised position on rabies vaccines and rabies immunoglobulins (Available from: http://www.who.int/entity/rabies/resources/who_wer9316/en/index.html).

This document summarises the current recommended regimens for post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for rabies in South Africa as of January 2020.

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