Annotated Bibliography

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  "A Rabies-Free World, Inc. - History." A Rabies-Free World, Inc. - History. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Sept. 2013.
This website gives information about when rabies was discovered. The site is in question and answer format. Its telling how rabies got its name and shows a “rabies timeline”. It gives specific detail on how rabies came from a Latin word called rabere  that may have roots in a Sanskrit word rabhas. Rabhas means to do violence. Greeks titled rabies lyssa or lytta. This website doesn’t give a lot of information but it is useful when it comes to finding where rabies came from.
Board, A.D.A.M. Editorial. Rabies. U.S. National Library of Medicine, 14 Aug. 2012. Web. 11 Sept. 2013.
This website answers how rabies is diagnosed and how it can be prevented. The site is very useful and answers a number of the questions. It gives information on what animals spread rabies. It also says that rabies has been transmitted without an actual bite. This site is one of the main sources it may give a lot of repeated information but the layout is better than others.
Braus, Patricia. "Rabies." Gale Encyclopedia of Science. Ed. K. Lee Lerner and Brenda Wilmoth Lerner. 4th ed. Detroit: Gale Group, 2008.Student Resource Center - Junior. Gale. K12 Trial Site. 11 Sep. 2013 
This article is from Gale Databases. It answers about some background information and also how rabies transmitted from humans to animals. This website also shows how rabies is in humans. The article is useful and shows a lot of background information. This site gives information about someone being affected with rabies and how they turned out. It also comes across the phrase PEP which means Post-Exposure Prophylaxis. The article talks about the Centers for Disease Control and how they recommend that people who face an increased risk of being exposed to rabies, such as veterinarians and laboratory workers who use live rabies virus.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 22 Apr. 2011. Web. 11 Sept. 2013.
This article is from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This article gives me information on how rabies is diagnosed. Rabies is found by using a DFA test for animals. A DFA test shows the presence of rabies in the brain tissue. In humans several tests are required. Laboratory identification of positive rabies cases may aid in defining current epidemiologic patterns of disease and provide appropriate information for the development of rabies control programs. This information is also found on other sites but it’s laid out better on this site.
"Diagnosis in Animals and Humans." Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 20 Sept. 2011. Web. 11 Sept. 2013.
This article is very similar to the other article from CDC. It gives information on how rabies is diagnosed in both humans and animals.  This article is another main source.  It shows percentages and statistics about rabies. This article shows a lot of repeated information. It gives a lot of information on how rabies is diagnosed in humans. This website also gives links to other websites that are related to rabies.
"Rabies." Prognosis. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Sept. 2013.
This article is from MDGuidlines. It doesn’t give any new information just the basics about rabies. It tells how rabies can be prevented. It also states what would happen if the immunization is not given to an infected person. Tells about symptoms and how rabies could lead to a coma then death. This website might not be as useful as others.
"Rabies Outbreak After Meteor Strike In Chelyabinsk, Russia: State Of Emergency Declared; Rabies Outbreak Across World Linked To ‘Vile Stars’?" Before It's News. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Sept. 2013.
The article is from beforeitsnew.com. This article gives information on the most recent outbreak of rabies. This article is very useful. It gives information on the history of the disease and other questions. The outbreak was in Chelyabinsk, Russia. There was a thought that a meteor caused it. This article other questions besides the most recent outbreak.
"Rabies." World of Scientific Discovery. Ed. Kimberley A. McGrath and Bridget Travers. Online ed. Detroit: Thomson Gale, 2007. Student Resource Center - Junior. Gale. oK12 Trial Site. Web. 11 Sep. 2013.
This article is from Gale Databases. It is a very useful article. It answers multiple questions. It gives information about how it’s transmitted. Rabies can be transmitted from human to animal and theoretically human to human. It gives evidence on how rabies is caused. Also it gives information about the symptoms and how many types of rabies there is.
"Williams, Ann W. (1863-1954)." Scientists: Their Lives and Works. Online ed. Detroit: 2006. Student Resource Center - Junior. Gale. K12 Trial Site. Web. 11 Sep. 2013.

This article comes from Gale Databases. It gives information about the founder of rabies. It includes a biographical essay on Ann W. Williams. This article isn’t really that useful. It only gives information about the founder of rabies. It also doesn’t answer any of the questions.