300 Children bitten by stray dogs in Kampala this year-Veterinary officer.

DR Congo Rabies Outbreak

At a Rabies vaccination outreach held in Kyanja, a city suburb, the Veterinary officer based at the Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA), Dr. Robinson Nabaasa revealed that about 300 school children have been bitten by stray dogs between January-March this year (2016) in kampala City, Uganda and they are at risk of contracting Rabies if the animals were not vaccinated.

Nabaasa has also said that there are veterinary experts administering free vaccination against Rabies to dogs and cats as well as sensitizing the community.

He added that the vaccination will help to protect the dogs and cats from spreading Rabies among themselves or passing it to human being which can culminate into outbreak.

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