September 2022

World Rabies Day

The 28th of September is World Rabies Day. You might wonder why there’s a full day for one disease that’s easily preventable. The truth is that not every community, not every country, has as robust a vaccination plan in place, so the threat of death from rabies is very, very real. Rabies is the oldest infectious disease we know of,...
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In the Right Place at the Right Time

It’s not unusual for folks to stop us and ask for help while we’re doing outreach in the community. But if we hadn’t been in the right place at the right time, Wally may not have gotten care for his dog, Chica. We met Wally while we were providing resources in a homeless camp in northeast Kansas City. He was...
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