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World’s First Rabies Survivor Has Second Brush with the Disease

Jeanna Giese, the world’s first person to survive rabies without a vaccine, had a second brush with the disease when her dogs were found chewing on a rabid bat. In 2004, Dr. Rodney Willoughby (Pediatrics – Infectious Disease) led a team of MCW and Children’s physicians and staff who developed the Milwaukee Protocol, a method of treating unvaccinated patients who develop rabies.

Fox 11 News, August 2, 2013

StarTribune, August 2, 2013

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MCW In the News

Girls Suffer Worse Concussions, Study Suggests

Apr 14 - Girls who suffer concussions may have more severe symptoms that last longer than boys, according to new research published by Shayne Fehr, MD. US News & World Report

Violence Prevention Initiative Featured on WUWM-FM

Apr 11 - MCW’s Violence Prevention Initiative, a community academic partnership funded through the Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment, was featured on WUWM’s “Lake Effect.” WUWM-FM

Family holds out hope for a cure for a rare genetic disorder

Apr 10 - Research at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Research Institute and MCW is providing hope for families with children with rare muscular disease. WTMJ-TV
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