high death toll from human rabies in Haiti

high death toll from human rabies in Haiti

Here is the picture of a dog in Haiti responsible mainly for transferring rabies to human.

Rabies in Haiti has been on the rise since the 2010 earthquake. The disaster made many pets homeless, especially stray dogs. Rabies is lethal. Once a victim has been bitten by an infected animal, death is a certainty.

The first line of prevention lies in getting dogs and cats regularly vaccinated. When bitten by an infected animal the first thing is to wash the bite thoroughly with soap and water, then contact a medical professional immediately.

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