PETA Science Consortium Sponsors Workshop to Eliminate Animal Tests for Rabies Vaccines

The PETA International Science Consortium Ltd. sponsored—and presented information at—a workshop to push government regulators and vaccine companies to end the killing of an estimated 50,000 to 70,000 mice each year in rabies vaccine tests. One company has already succeeded in using a non-animal approach in Europe and—as a result of the workshop—it and others are now in the process of working with U.S. regulators to do the same here.

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