Rabies in Bali, Indonesia

So far this year until the end of June, 33,000 dog bite cases equivalent to 100 to 120 dog bites every day have been reported to Bali health officials. As a result, officials have warned both residents and visitors to be aware of the risk of rabies. There are many stray dogs on the streets and in the villages, and every bite carries the risk of rabies. All the victims of dog bites received medical treatment and rabies vaccinations. No human cases or deaths have been reported. Travellers should be very cautious and avoid all contact with dogs in Bali.

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