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PM: Do not overload clinics trying to get rabies vaccine

Prime Minister Hun Sen advised people on Monday not to be irrationally afraid of rabies to the extent of flocking to get vaccinated against the disease, and rendering institutions unable to provide timely services. The prime minister’s call came during the 7th National Clean City ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-do-not-overload-clinics-trying-get-rabies-vaccine

Plan to cut rabies fatalities by half

The Institut Pasteur du Cambodge and Sipar have launched a five-year action plan in collaboration with the government to reduce the death rate from rabies by 50 percent. ...

Pech Sotheary
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5083652/plan-cut-rabies-fatalities-half/

As its rabies plan lags, Cambodia feels the bite

Despite killing some 800 people in the Kingdom each year, rabies has been largely off the public health radar. Plans are in the works for a nationwide response, but can funding catch up? ...

Alessandro Marazzi Sassoon and Sonen Soth
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/its-rabies-plan-lags-cambodia-feels-bite

Deadly rabies virus gets overdue attention

It kills more Cambodians every year than malaria. More than dengue fever. It’s 100 percent preventable, but very little has been done to eradicate it. This year, Cambodia is finally taking on rabies—a killer virus most often transmitted to people through the saliva of biting dogs. A ...

Chhorn Phearun and Michael Dickison
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/deadly-rabies-virus-gets-overdue-attention-119414/

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