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Volume 2, Number 3—July 1996

News and Notes

International Meeting on ResearchAdvances and Rabies Control in the Americas

Meeting on Research Advances and Rabies Control in the Americas" will be convened at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta during 9–13 December 1996. The conference will focus on both basic scientific contributions and applied research in the understanding and control of this fatal viral disease. Conference sessions are designed for a diverse public health and biomedical audience, particularly professionals in Canada, the United States, and Latin America; the sessions will explore research advances, diagnostic issues, viral pathobiology, oral immunization, descriptive and molecular epizootiology, host ecology, and human preexposure and postexposure vaccination. Workshops detailing techniques used in the diagnosis and surveillance of rabies by conventional and molecular methods will also be held.

For further information, contact:Dr. Charles E. Rupprecht 
Chair, Organizing Committee, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS G33, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA; fax: 404-639-1058; email:

DOI: 10.3201/eid0203.960318

Table of Contents – Volume 2, Number 3—July 1996