Sunday , May 9 2021

Valdivia: A new case of a rabid bat has been confirmed

The health authorities of the Los Ríos region have confirmed finding a bat with rabies in the Isla Teja sector in the city of Valdivia: this is the fourth example detected in the region this year.

The above is forced view the residents of Los Lingues, Los Helechos, Las Araucarias and Saval Street instill animals that do not have a rabies vaccine.

"We identified 12 cats and 34 dogs, of which 48 percent would be vaccinated according to the declarations of their owners. The rest must go to surgery on November 9 between 09:00 and 15:00, in the Teja supermarket parking lot, "said the doctor Rita Mansilla, head of the Zoonoses section at the health clinic.

María Angélica Hildebrandt, the owner of Minsal in Los Ríos added this they made contact with "two people who were exposed to the bat that they receive a preventive vaccination against rabies in External Cesfama. "

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