Thursday, April 15, 2021

anti-rabies vaccination

Don’t adopt strays with unknown vaccination status

KUCHING: Animal lovers should stop collecting or adopting strays with unknown vaccination status or source. Department of Veterinary Services Sarawak (DVSS) director Dr Adrian Susin Ambud said all dogs must be vaccinated with the anti-rabies vaccine in accordance with the...

SSPCA concurs with department’s warning on pets roaming freely

KUCHING: Sarawak Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SSPCA) concurs with a warning by Sarawak Department of Veterinary Services (DVS) that drastic action will be taken against those who allow their pets to roam freely outside their compounds. Its...

Vaccinate your dogs

SIBU: Pet owners here are reminded to vaccinate their dogs to curb the spread of rabies. Chairman of Sibu Municipal Council (SMC) Clarence Ting said that rabies was still around  and more than 20 Sarawakians had died of rabies since...

Pat on the back for dog owners

SIBU: Dog owners here are praised for taking their pets to the Free Vaccination Programme organised by the Sibu Division Department of Veterinary Services (DVSS). Sibu Municipal Council (SMC) chairman Clarence Ting Ing Horh said since the programme was implemented...

Sarawak records sixth fatality due to rabies this year

KUCHING: A sixteen-year-old girl is the latest rabies casualty in Sarawak, said Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah. In a statement today, he said the victim was the 28th rabies case in the state since the outbreak was...

RM27.17mln spent on anti-rabies programmes

BOTH the state and federal governments have spent more than RM27.17 million on programmes to curb the spread of rabies. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said the state government spent RM20.31 million whereas the federal government spent...

Collaboration needed to end disease

KUCHING: Various activities were carried out in connection with the World Rabies Day 2020 celebration at Kuching South City Council (MBKS) Community Hall here today. Among the highlights of the event were free rabies vaccinations, micro-chipping, and licensing for dogs. Talks...

Vaccinate dogs annually

KUCHING: Sarawakians are urged to vaccinate their dogs on an annual basis to curb the spread of rabies in Sarawak. Local Government and Housing Minister Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian said despite the policies by the state government, the...

Man, 51, latest victim

RABIES IN SARAWAK KUALA LUMPUR: A 51-year-old man from Kuching, Sarawak, died today from rabies infection, said Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah. He said this confirmation has raised the cumulative number of rabies cases in the state to 25, including 24 deaths,...

Join Rabies Awareness Short Video Competition

KUCHING: Sarawakians are invited to participate in the State Level Rabies Awareness Short Video Competition 2020. According to the State Information Department, entry to the competition is free and it offers lucrative prizes of RM5000, RM3000 and RM2000 to the...
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Socso contributors get RM1.296 billion

KUCHING: The Social Security Organisation (Socso) has channeled RM1.296 billion to Sarawakians through the economic stimulus packages announced by...
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