Sunday, June 27, 2021

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Efforts at eradicating rabies ongoing

KUCHING: The Padawan Municipal Council (MPP) is stepping up efforts to eradicate rabies within the municipality, despite the Covid-19 pandemic. Its chairman Lo Khere Chiang said the rabies situation in the area was still worrisome hence efforts to eradicate rabies...

Two new cases of rabies reported

KUCHING: Two cases of rabies were reported in Limbang Division recently, specifically Lawas town. "As it is outside the 10km radius of areas that have been declared, this will be the 71st new rabies outbreak in the state,” said Sarawak...

Man, 45, dies of rabies

KUCHING: The Health Ministry yesterday (June 10)  announced another fatality from rabies in Sarawak, bringing the total number so far this year in the state to four. Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the latest victim was a 45-year-old local man...

Two new rabies-infected areas in Sarawak

KUCHING: Two new areas have been declared rabies-infected by the Sarawak Disaster Management Committee. Chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said the 68th and 69th location — Pedaan, Baram in Telang Usan, Miri, and Tatau bazaar, Bintulu, respectively — were...

518 animal bite cases but zero rabies

KUCHING: A total of 518 animal bite cases have been recorded in Padawan Municipal Council (MPP)’s area as of April 25 this year but with zero rabies cases. MPP chairman Lo Khere Chiang noted that of these, 518 bite cases,...

67 rabies-risk areas in Sarawak

SIBU: The Sarawak Veterinary Services Department (DVSS) has identified 67 rabies-risk areas in the state. This scary fact was made known by the director, Dr Adrian Susin, who pointed out that one of the 67 is Sibu district. “This is one...

Rabies claims two in state this year

KUCHING: Two deaths due to rabies involving humans have been reported in Sarawak this year, said Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah. He said the first case involved a 52-year-old Malaysian man who denied having a history of...

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...

Rabies cases in Sibu alarming

SIBU: The rabies situation in the town is alarming as almost half of the samples taken tested positive for the disease, said Sarawak Assistant Local Government and Housing Minister Dr Annuar Rapaee. He said of the 104 random samples taken...

Why lah info on rabies is so slow?

When I asked my mother where babies came from, she thought I said rabies. She said you get them from being bitten by a dog. The next week, a woman on my block gave birth to triplets ... I...
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Efforts at eradicating rabies ongoing

KUCHING: The Padawan Municipal Council (MPP) is stepping up efforts to eradicate rabies within the municipality, despite the Covid-19...
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