Sarawak rabies fight rages with 250 animal bite reports each month

SARAWAK’s fight on rabies is far from over, with Food Industry, Commodity and Regional Development Minister Stephen Rundi telling the state assembly the Veterinary Services Department has received an average of 250 animal bite notifications every month.

He said the toll on human lives has been devastating with 59 deaths out of the 66 human rabies cases since the rabies outbreak was declared in the state on July 1, 2017.