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  • Indonesia: Rabies outbreak kills five in W. Nusa Tenggara

    Source: https://www.thejakartapost.com/news/...-tenggara.html

    Rabies outbreak kills five in W. Nusa Tenggara
    Panca Nugraha
    The Jakarta Post
    Mataram / Wed, February 6, 2019 / 07:26 pm

    Rabies outbreaks are on the rise in Dompu regency, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB), as the disease has already claimed the lives of five out of 527 people bitten by dogs over the past six months.

    The NTB provincial administration has declared an extraordinary situation for the outbreak in the regency, while local authorities have stepped up measures to curb the spread of the disease and treat the infected patients.

    “We have made maximum efforts to anticipate further outbreaks […] and to prevent the disease from spreading,” NTB deputy governor Sitti Rohmi Djalilah said on Wednesday.

    The NTB Health Agency recorded 527 cases of people being bitten by dogs in Dompu from August 2018 to February this year...
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