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Rabies Found in Two Dogs in Malaysia

26 August 2015

MALAYSIA - Two dogs have been confirmed as infected with Rabies in Malaysia.

In a report to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), Malaysia's Chief Veterinary Officer described the two dogs as 'owned by an owner', indicating the dogs were not strays.

One of the dogs has died.

It is the first occurrence of rabies in the country since 1999.

The report noted that the case was located close to the border at the northern part of the country, which is close to Thailand and Myanmar.

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