21 May 2012

Angola: Over 4000 People Attacked By Rabid Dogs in Lubango

Lubango — At least 4,004 people were bitten by rabid dogs from January to May 2012 in Lubango, southern Huila province.

This was said Monday by the head of the Expanded Vaccination Programme, Amelia Bveti, who did not release the data on the number of people who died of rabies.

According to her, most of the cases resulted from attacks by stray animals, which normally get the disease other infected animals.

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