Global & Disaster Medicine

Pakistan is short of at least 800,000 doses of rabies vaccine


“…….Health officials in the province of Sindh said doctors in the city of Karachi were seeing as many as 150 dog bite cases a day and 11 people have died so far this year……

The shortage was disclosed amid similar shortfalls in neighbouring India…….

Rabies kills around 60,000 people a year and is present in more than 150 countries, but is considered a neglected disease mainly affecting the rural poor…..”


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