• Wed, 12 Sep 2018 14:18
    Hanoi urges residents to stop eating dog meat
    Hanoi officials urged residents on Tuesday to ease off eating dog meat, saying the popular dish is tarnishing the city's image and risks spreading rabies.
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  • Fri, 07 Sep 2018 17:26
    Rabies confirmed after infant dog attack
    Test results received on Friday morning have confirmed that the stray dog which attacked a 19-day-old infant on Wednesday at her home in Tambon Than Poon's Moo 2 village of Nakhon Si Thammarat's Chalerm Phrakiat district, had rabies.
  • Wed, 05 Sep 2018 14:20
    Woman becomes 16th rabies victim this year
    A Tak woman has died of rabies a year after she was bitten by a dog in Surat Thani, raising the rabies death toll to 16 this year, the director general of the Disease Control Department said on Wednesday.
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  • Wed, 22 Aug 2018 01:00
    What the longest spoon is for
    A recent article in The Nation informed us that deaths from rabies in Thailand are already more than 50 per cent up from last year.
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  • Wed, 15 Aug 2018 13:43
    Eating rabid water buffaloes puts Surin villagers at risk
    The recent deaths in Surin of four water buffaloes – three of which were later confirmed as from rabies but not before villagers had taken the animals’ meat to eat – have caused public fear of an outbreak of this incurable disease, which has killed 17 people so far this year in Thailand.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 15 Aug 2018 01:00
    Rise in human rabies deaths blamed on poor quality vaccines
    THE HUMAN death toll from rabies in Thailand has soared to 17 so far this year – 54 per cent higher than last year – as poor quality vaccines and a vaccine shortage have hampered efforts to curb the incurable disease.
  • Wed, 08 Aug 2018 01:00
    Indonesia to ban dog meat consumption
    The government has agreed to issue a regulation banning the trade in dog meat amid concerns over the spread of rabies and animal abuse following a series of campaigns against the consumption of dog meat in the country.
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  • Mon, 06 Aug 2018 01:00
    Plenty of puppies without farms
    Re: “The deadly link between Thai puppy factories and rabies”, Opinion, August 3.
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  • Fri, 03 Aug 2018 01:00
    The deadly link between Thai puppy factories and rabies
    Humans rarely contract rabies from some crazed foaming-at-the-mouth beast in the street. The majority are bitten by their own pet
  • Wed, 25 Jul 2018 10:22
    15 detained in China vaccine scandal
    Chinese authorities have arrested 15 people including the chairwoman of a rabies vaccine producer under fire for fraudulent quality control in the country's latest drug-safety scandal.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 23 Jul 2018 12:45
    Rabies death toll rises to 14 for year so far
    Two more people died of rabies in the past two weeks, raising the death toll in Thailand this year to 14, a senior Public Health Ministry official said on Monday.
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  • Wed, 13 Jun 2018 14:53
    10th rabies victim in Rayong dies
    A 10th person has died with rabies in Rayong, Disease Control Department director-general Suwanchai Watanayingcharoenchai said on Wednesday.
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  • Tue, 05 Jun 2018 10:27
    Rabies confined to one puppy, Prachuap Khiri Khan authorities say
    Fears of a rabies outbreak have been quelled following the death of an American bulldog puppy from the disease in Kui Buri district last month.
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  • Tue, 08 May 2018 15:06
    Public warned against eating meat from diseased animals
    The Disease Control Department (DCD) has warned the public against eating the meat of animals that have died of disease.
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  • Tue, 08 May 2018 01:00
    Satun under rabies spotlight as suspect cow put down
    LIVESTOCK officials have euthanised a cow that had just given birth out of suspicion that it might have caught rabies. Raised in a pen in Satun’s Muang district, the cow was bitten by a stray dog late last month.
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