The World Health Organization observes World Rabies Day on 28 September every year. The day is celebrated annually to raise awareness about rabies prevention and to highlight progress in defeating this horrifying disease. The day also marks the anniversary of Louis Pasteur’s death, the French chemist and microbiologist, who developed the first rabies vaccine.
Static/Current Takeaways Important For IBPS RRB PO Mains:
- WHO Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland; Director general: Tedros Adhanom.
Source: The WHO