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Fri, 27 Dec 2019 13:04 - Updated Fri, 27 Dec 2019 13:03

Cunene: Over 13,000 animals immunized

Ondjiva - Some 13,992 pets were vaccinated against rabies from January to December this year, in the southern Province of Cunene, a figure that represents 1008,000 less animals than the campaign in same period of 2018.

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Cunene: Over 13,000 animals vacinnated

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Among the immunized animals, in the ambit of the routine anti-rabies campaign, are included 13,783 dogs, 191 cats and 38 monkeys.

Speaking to ANGOP, the head of the Veterinary Services in Cunene, Estêvão Camalanga, explained that during the period under review there were nine cases of death from rabies and an equal number of animal bites.

According to him, rabies is a dangerous disease that can cause death, so it must be prevented by vaccination campaign, because when symptoms appear there is no cure.

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