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Asian Experts Conclude Meeting on Rabies

8 October 2012

Rabies experts from 12 Asian countries have concluded their annual meeting to exchange views and find practical solutions to the disease, which is still prevalent in the region. During the five-day meeting that ended on Friday, experts from Burma, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Pakistan, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam and host Indonesia described their countries’ situations and addressed specific problems encountered in their clinical practices. Rabies kills some 70,000 people annually.—AP