5th August 2022
Sometimes in the middle of a virus existence debate, someone blurts out, “What about rabies?”
Rabies is a terrifying condition that has haunted the human imagination for centuries. I’ll look into the science of rabies and explain why most of us don’t need to worry about it.
And get ready for our special guest narrator, who describes the questionable 1930s animal experiments.
- Corona Investigative Committee, “Session 90: The Virus Of Power”, 5 Feb 2022.
- AVMA, “Rabies surveillance in the United States during 2019”.
- CDC, “Rabies”.
- CDC, “About Rabies”.
- Wikipedia, “Rabies virus”.
- Dr Sam Bailey, “Electron Microscopy and Unidentified ‘Viral’ Objects”.
- Wikipedia, “Joseph Lennox Pawan”.
- Dr Joseph Pawan, “The Transmission of Paralytic Rabies in Trinidad by the Vampire Bat”, 1936.
- “Rabies: interactions between neurons and viruses. A review of the history of Negri inclusion bodies”, 1996.
- Gerald Geison, “Pasteur’s Work on Rabies: Reexamining the Ethical Issues”, 1978.
- Dr Montague Leverson, “English City of Leicester as example of benefits of abolition of vaccination”, 1909. Available as an E-book download here
- Mike Stone, “Louis Pasteur’s Unethical Rabies Fraud”, 25 Feb 2022.
- “Tetrodotoxin, an Extremely Potent Marine Neurotoxin: Distribution, Toxicity, Origin and Therapeutical Uses”, 2015.
- Blindsided by Rabies with Michael Wallach on the Skeptico Podcast