TITLE

Rabies in India

AUTHOR(S)
Menezes, Rozario
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/26/2008, Vol. 178 Issue 5, p564
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on rabies and other related developments in India. The author reports on the incidence of human rabies in the country, particularly the rate and common social status of Indians dying from this disease annually. She discusses how the country manages stray dogs using the animal birth control method, as well as the initiatives implemented by the Indian government and medical bodies to control rabies deaths, which include the promotion of intradermal vaccination. Finally, she recommends several ways on how the Indian government can lessen human deaths from rabies.
ACCESSION #
29440798

 

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