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The head of Zoonotic Diseases of the Ministry of Health, Grover Paredes said so far this year, 92 cases of canine rabies have been reported in the national territory. This is four times what was reported during the same period in 2022.


This has prompted preparations for a vaccination campaign in September with the goal of reaching more than 3 million pets.

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The most affected departments are Cochabamba, which reported 35 cases, Potosí 10, La Paz 8, Chuquisaca 28, Tarija 9 and Santa Cruz 2.

“So we are aiming, at least, to vaccinate more than 3 million pets, between dogs and cats, in this vaccination campaign that has to be very strict in order to close the circulation of rabies,” said the individual in charge of Zoonotic Diseases.

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