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Friday, December 23, 2011

Zambia : Rabies Cases on the Increase in Kapiri-Mposhi

Via Lusaka Times :

" Kapiri Mposhi district has recorded an increase in cases of rabies this year mostly resulting from several ordinary dog bites.

The district has recorded 42 cases of rabies involving humans out of 243 cases of ordinary dog bites this year alone.

This came to light during an emergency meeting called by Kapiri Mposhi District Commissioner, Urgent Mazuba to devise strategies aimed at mitigating the problem. Mr. Mazuba summoned officers from the District Health Office (DHO),Veterinary Department, the Council and the Police Service."

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