THANH HOA (VNS) — Two persons have died after being bitten by rabid dogs in the northern Thanh Hoa Province since the beginning of this year, according to the province's Preventive Medicine Centre.
Eight others who were also bitten by rabid dogs are being treated in local hospitals.
Le Hong Son from the epidemic department of the centre said that nearly 1,800 dogs which could carry the risk of rabies were vaccinated immediately in a bid to prevent the disease from spreading in the province.
Meanwhile, a bird flu outbreak has been reported in Tinh Gia District. It has reportedly killed nearly 200 poultry in a farm in Anh Son Commune.—VNS