Sunday , September 26 2021

Valdivia: New bat cases confirmed with rabies

Health authorities from the Los Ríos Region confirm find bats with rabies in the sector of Isla Teja in the city of Valdivia: That is the fourth example detected in the region so far this year.

Previously forced survey of Los Lingues residents, Los Helechos, Las Araucarias and Saval streets to inject pets that do not have a rabies vaccine.

"We identified 12 cats and 34 dogs, of which 48 percent would be vaccinated according to what the owner stated. The rest, must go to surgery on November 9 between 9:00 and 15:00, in the Teja supermarket parking lot, "said the doctor. Rita Mansilla, Zoonosis section head in a health clinic.

María Angélica Hildebrandt, the holder of Minsal in Los Ríos added that they made contact with "two people who were hit by bats so, by preventive means, they received an anti-rabies vaccine at External Cesfam ".

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