Global & Disaster Medicine

Destined to die – the price for contact with a puppy in India.


“…..The patient had been on a seven-week-long yoga retreat in India just weeks before. “Tour members confirmed that the patient was bitten by a puppy outside her hotel in Rishikesh, India, and that the wound was washed with water, but no further treatment was administered,” Virginia’s chief veterinarian, Dr. Julia Murphy…..the patient’s husband reported that she had been bitten on the right hand by a puppy approximately six weeks before symptom onset while touring in India…….”

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