SOURCE: Abena Asantewa
Dr. Pecku advised the residents to vaccinate their dogs and cats against rabies .He said it was worrying that children were most at risk since they usually come in contacts with cats and dogs.
According to the Municipal veterinary officer, rabies cases were 100 per cent fatal, saying residents should not hesitate to report dog bites to the nearest health post for immediate treatment and investigation.
Dr. Pecku added that the rabies campaign which was expected to end on January 15, 2021, is aimed at creating awareness on rabies and getting most dogs within the kpone – katamanso Municipality vaccinated.
The animal vaccines are currently available but human vaccines have run out of stock “he said.