Rabies outbreak kills 2 at Kasoa

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Over 70 people have been infected with rabies leaving them in critical conditions

A rabies infected dog has reportedly killed two people at Kasoa as 70 others battle for their lives in various hospitals in the Awutu Senya East Municipality in the central region.

Confirming the incident in an interview with Adom News, Awutu Senya East Municipal Veterinary Doctor Paa Kwesi Andoh disclosed over 70 people have been infected with rabies leaving them in critical conditions.

“We had reports of rabies infected dogs biting people in the community and as a result, we begun educating the people on the signs to look out for in a rabies infected dogs.”

“70 people have been infected within two weeks with two deaths recorded,” he said.

Meanwhile, Doctor Paa Kwesi Andoh has threatened to kill all dogs in the municipality within three weeks if dog owners fail to vaccinate their dogs.

Kwame Asare

Kwame Asare