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Rabies detected in 4 Chaiyaphum districts


Chaiyaphum province has detected a rabid dog in another district of Muang Chaiyaphum, prompting officials to vaccinate at least 80 per cent of dogs and cats in a five-kilometre radius.

This discovery of a rabid dog in Khilek Yai Community on Muang Chaiyaphum on Tuesday brought the number of affected districts to four.

Rabies detected in 4 Chaiyaphum districts

The others are Chatturat, Kaeng Khro and Khon Sawan, said Chaiyaphum livestock development official Srisamai Chotinich on Wednesday.
On Wednesday morning, pet owners brought 260 cats and dogs to get vaccinated against rabies.

Rabies detected in 4 Chaiyaphum districts
Thailand has seen six cases of human deaths by rabies so far this year, in Surin, Songkhla, Trang, Nakhon Ratchasima, Phrachuap Khiri Khan and Buri Ram.

Rabies detected in 4 Chaiyaphum districts

Published : March 21, 2018

By : Sutthipong Settharangsi The Nation