Cancel plans to expose unvaccinated beagle puppies to the rabies virus
  • Petitioned Minister Chen Bao-ji

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Council of Agriculture,Taipei, Taiwan
Minister Chen Bao-ji

Cancel plans to expose unvaccinated beagle puppies to the rabies virus

    1. Petition by

      Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

The proposed experiment is unnecessary and cruel, and more scientifically valid research can be conducted without harming animals.

The Taiwanese Council of Agriculture (COA) is planning to test whether a new strain of rabies will spread from ferret-badgers to dogs. It aims to inject rabies into at least 14 puppies, and it is hoping that the world will turn a blind eye to this awful experiment. But it is already well-known that rabies can infect warm-blooded animals.

As World Rabies Day on Sept. 28th approaches, COA should be focusing on an aggressive rabies vaccination campaign asking all citizens of Taiwan to vaccinate their dogs and other animals – instead of wasting valuable time, effort, and money on useless experiments.

Chinese translation: 台灣政府:取消讓未受疫苗保護的小米格魯感染狂犬病的實驗計劃!

這實驗既沒必要又殘忍,而且在不傷害動物的情況下,有更具科學有效性的方法可以選擇.

台灣農委會正計劃要測試新種狂犬病會不會從鼬獾傳染到狗.他們計劃要把狂犬病病毒,打進至少14隻小米格魯的體內.而且他們希望這世界會對這恐怖的實驗視若無睹.但我們早就知道狂犬病病毒可以感染溫血動物.

世界狂犬病日九月二十八日即將到來,農委會應該要專注在極力全面施打疫苗,讓所有台灣民眾的寵物們都受到疫苗的保護。而不是將寶貴的實踐、精力、和金錢,花在無謂的實驗上.

 

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      No animal should ever have to suffer at the hands of humans.

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