Rabies - Second human case Eastern Cape July 2017

Rabies: Second Human case Eastern Cape 2017

Canine Rabies outbreak in the Eastern Cape sits squarely in the most densely populated part of the province between the Kei river, Lesotho and KZN.

Sadly a 7yr old girl from Maclear area died following a bite on the leg by a dog, for which she did not seek treatment, late in June.

A third case is being investigated at present in Lusikisiki.

Communicated by: National Rabies Advisory Group

Updated: 17 July 2017

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