rabies

Mega stray vaccination drive in Chennai

September 28 marked the 16th World Rabies Day. This year’s theme, ‘Rabies: One health, zero deaths’ highlights the connection of the environment with both people and animals.

published on : 29th September 2022

Call for anti-rabies shots for everyone in Kerala

An increase in the chances of getting rabies infection has prompted health experts to recommend all to take anti-rabies vaccine before the animal attack.

published on : 28th September 2022

Kerala wants dangerous dogs killed but lacks crematoriums

None of the local bodies has set up facilities .AWB members allege unscientific disposal of carcass .Kerala has around 9 lakh pets and 2.8 lakh stray dogs

published on : 28th September 2022

Muncipal Corporation of Delhi to start free anti-rabies jab drive in city

The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) will organise a free anti-rabies vaccination camp for pet and stray dogs on the occasion of World Rabies Day on September 28.

published on : 27th September 2022

Rabies from wild animals a threat in Kerala's forest fringes

Experts say cases in forest areas are rarely reported and not given much importance

published on : 26th September 2022

ABC of rabies in Kerala

Rabies mortality rate in Kerala has seen a spike this year. If fatality rate was 6-8 on average in the previous years, it saw a spurt in 2022

published on : 22nd September 2022

Activists seek more government shelters for strays to tackle dog bites in Kerala

To discuss the possibilities of a stray dog-free Kerala, a group of activists convened a meeting in the wake of rising cases of dog bites in the state.

published on : 18th September 2022

Killing strays not a solution: Pinarayi

The CM said the anti-rabies vaccines given through the government hospitals have met the quality standards.

published on : 17th September 2022

Ensure free treatment to dog-bite victims: Kerala HC

The court directed the government to ensure that the hospitals concerned get an adequate stock of medicines required for such treatment.

published on : 17th September 2022

2 lakh anti-rabies vaccine doses administered till April: Chinchurani

It has assigned 78 veterinary doctors for the vaccination drive which will start on September 20.

published on : 16th September 2022

Don’t kill strays,vaccinate them

As the HC rightly pointed out, the government must protect people from dogs and, at the same time, ensure that they don’t take the law into their hands.

published on : 16th September 2022

170 dog bite hotspots in Kerala identified; Trivandrum, Palakkad on top

Idukki and Kasaragod districts are at the bottom of the list, with just one and three hotspots, respectively.

published on : 15th September 2022

District-level panels to monitor stray control measures in Kerala

In view of the increasing incidents of stray dog attacks, the state government is coming up with more measures to check the menace.

published on : 14th September 2022

Kerala to go for rabies jabs, seek SC nod to kill rabid dogs

Local Self-Government Minister M B Rajesh said a month-long drive to vaccinate the strays will begin from September 20.

published on : 13th September 2022

More than 1,000 dogs around Kuno National Park given anti-rabies shots before arrival of cheetahs from Africa

Eight cheetahs - five males and three females - are expected to reach KNP from Namibia on August 17.

published on : 9th September 2022

Dogged by strays, Kerala plans tie-up with NGO that turned Goa rabies free

In a fix following the rise in stray dog bite cases and rabies deaths, even among the vaccinated, the Kerala government has turned its gaze to Goa for answer.

published on : 7th September 2022

Recheck quality of anti-rabies vaccine: Kerala

As per the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, the Central Drugs Laboratory is entrusted with the task of ensuring the quality of the anti-rabies vaccines and issuance of certificates. 

published on : 7th September 2022

Rabies vaccination lacks teeth, stray dog menace bites Kerala

Govt found wanting; Supreme Court to hear PIL on growing stray dog attacks and rabies deaths on Friday

published on : 6th September 2022

12-year-old Kerala girl mauled by stray dog dies in Kottayam medical college 

Health Minister Veena George recently informed the State Assembly that a total of 20 people have died due to rabies infection in Kerala so far this year.

published on : 5th September 2022

Health dept to form expert panel to study quality of anti-rabies vaccines

The decision was taken in the wake of the concerns among the public about rabies deaths, the CM said.

published on : 31st August 2022
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