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If You Have A Pet You Are In Danger, Here Is What You Need To Do To Protect Yourself

If You Have A Pets You Are In Danger, Here Is What You Need To Do To Protect Yourself


https://sundayworld.co.za/news/have-your-pets-vaccinated-against-rabies-nicd-urges/


Those people who have pets at home really need to hear this because it's not about their safety and healthy. According to the source the World Health Organisation (WHO) and National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD) has urged South Africans to have their pets vaccinated as soon as possible.

Apparently it has been reported that NICD found that every nine to 10 minutes someone dies of rabies. It is said that this kind of disease has already reached South Africa and between 24 000 and 70 000 people are recorded dead in Africa. Provinces KwaZulu-Natal, mostly the eThekwini metropolitan municipality, which includes Durban and the King Cetshwayo district municipality has been recorded as outbreaks of canine rabies.

According to the source Easten Cape has been recorded as the epicenter canine rabies outbreaks with more than 200 dogs being tested positive rabies since the start of September. According to the soureit w also revealed that even Nelson Mandela Bay and Buffalo City metropolitan municipalities has been affected with more than 150 cases of dogs tested positive.

Parents and families that happen to have pets in their yards are urged to protect their children as it is said thay kids are in danger. Those who love having pets need to vaccinated their pets as soon as possible. It is said that this virus in pets are more dangerous than Covid-19 itself.

According to the source pets thay could be affected could be seen in humans with early symptoms of rabies that has not been specific. This may include fever, headache, nausea, vomiting, agitation, anxiety, and confusion, followed by rapid progression of nervous signs, sleepiness or agitation.

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