If a dog is bitten by another dog that you think has got rabies, put it safely away from people and other animals in a cage or chained up. Do not make direct contact but make sure it has food, water, shelter and its poo is cleaned away. Only kill it if the dog that bit it is confirmed to have rabies.
EROVAAT and other international organisations are working together to eradicate deaths in people caused by dogs with rabies by 2030. Contact your commune leaders to be a rabies free village.
Always treat a dog bite seriously because an infected animal can spread rabies for up to 10 days before it shows symptoms. Remember, not all biting dogs carry rabies. So if a dog without symptoms bites you, please don’t kill it!
It is essential to take care of vaccinated dogs. If they die in accidents or by disease, are sold or killed, then there will not be enough vaccinated dogs in the village to keep the virus out and to protect you and your loved ones from rabies.
Due to the risk of potentially spreading Covid into remote areas and movement restrictions disrupting rabies vaccination programs, we are currently focusing our efforts on distributing rabies educational literature into schools and hospitals. This information will be...