Thursday, April 15, 2021

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Sri Aman village rabies-infected

KUCHING: The State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) today declared Kampung Hilir, Sri Aman as the latest rabies-infected area. Sarawak Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas, who is also the SDMC chairman, said since the area is outside the 10 kilometre radius...

53-year-old woman latest rabies victim

KUCHING: A 53-year-old woman from Selangau, Sibu has become the latest victim to die of rabies in Sarawak this year. Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the woman was admitted to Sibu Hospital on Dec 8 after...

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...

34-year-old woman dies of rabies

KUCHING: A 34-year-old woman is the latest victim to rabies in Sarawak – the case this year and the 26th in the state since July 31, 2017. Health director general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the victim was...

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,...

Schedule of anti-rabies vaccinations

SIBU: Anti-rabies prevention operations will be carried out in this division for nine days between July 13 and 30. The Sarawak Public Communications Unit (Ukas) yesterday released a statement confirming that free vaccinations would be given to dogs. The operations...

Your dogs, your responsibility

SIBU: With incidences of two deaths reported in Sibu due to Rabies, Senator Robert Lau once again reminded dog owners to be responsible pet owners by keeping their pets inside their home compounds and to apply for licenses. This second...

Operations against stray dogs continue

SERIAN: About 168,710 animals had been vaccinated with anti-rabies vaccine in the state from July 2017 until July 6 this year. Director of Department of Veterinary Services Sarawak (JVS), Dr Adrian Susin Ambud, stated that the department still carried on...

Neutering to control rabies

KUCHING: Padawan Municipal Council (MPP) chairman Lo Khere Chiang has urged dog owners to neuter their pets in order to prevent the spread of rabies in Sarawak, Citing State Health Department’s statistics of rabies in 2019 alone, he said there...

Local councils’ frontliners in anti-rabies war: Minos

KUCHING: Local councils are at the frontlines in this anti-rabies war, said chairman of the Kota Samarahan Municipal Council (MPKS) Datuk Peter Minos. “We must fully support the government in getting rid of rabies in whatever way we possibly can.  “The...
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SDMC to redefine travel permits from zone to zone

KUCHING: The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) will redefine and clarify the conditions upon which permits can be issued...
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