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Fewer Vietnamese people die of rabies

Update: September, 29/2014 - 09:07
Viet Nam has experienced a sharp decrease in the annual number of deaths due to rabies, from 400 in the 1991-1995 period to 100 in the 2010-2012 period.— Photo suckhoeonline

HOA BINH (VNS) — Viet Nam has experienced a sharp decrease in the annual number of deaths due to rabies, from 400 in the 1991-1995 period to 100 in the 2010-2012 period.

The report was released at a meeting in this northern province last Saturday in response to World Rabies Day on September 28.

So far this year, only 50 rabies deaths have been reported, a significant drop from the 105 reported last year. — VNS

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