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Why India is struggling to keep rabies at bay

Monday, November 30, 2020

In India, over 20,000 people die from rabies every year, a high percentage of them aged under 15. With a country-wide stray dog population of 35–40 million heads according to very conservative estimates, the country is facing enormous challenges and swift efforts if it is to meet the global goal of ending human dog-mediated rabies by 2030.Read more here:https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2020/oct/14/not-just-a-dog-bite-why-india-is-struggling-to-keep-rabies-at-bay

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