Rabies - Bulletin - Europe

Rabies Information System of the WHO

Man died in the UK after contracting rabies in Morocco

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

In November 2018, a British resident died after being bitten two months earlier by a rabid cat on a holiday
in Morocco. The man did not receive post-exposure prophylaxis until it was too late. British public health
authorities reminded travellers to avoid coming into contact with animals when travelling to rabies affected

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