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Study Exposes Shocking Lack of Rabies Reporting in Countries Where Risk Is Greatest

(Medical Xpress) – The first global survey of rabies reporting systems, published this week, has uncovered a shocking lack of preparedness against this deadly disease across Africa and Asia. Accurate reporting of rabies cases to authorities is a critical first step in controlling rabies and preventing further outbreaks. Across the 91 countries surveyed by the Global Alliance for Rabies Control, effective reporting systems were found almost exclusively where rabies control measures are well implemented.

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