Concerns are often expressed that wildlife may play a role in maintaining rabies transmission and that dog vaccination may therefore be ineffective, especially in parts of Namibia and South Africa where rabies is thought to be independently maintained in wildlife like jackals and bat-eared foxes. The results of a study, published on The Conversation though found that domestic dog vaccination reduced the number of rabies cases in all animal species and also greatly reduced the risk of rabies to people. Visit the News Blog page on the Future Media website to read the full article.