Rabies

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  • rabies 2019-08-05 17:42

    Rabies on the rise in Iran: official

    TEHRAN – The number of cases of rabies in Iran increased in the past Iranian calendar year 1397 (March 2018 – March 2019), compared to its preceding year, said Behzad Amiri, the head of zoonotic diseases department at the ministry of health, ISNA reported on Sunday.

  • Dogs’ overpopulation, a major threat to the wildlife 2019-06-09 20:43

    Dogs’ overpopulation, a major threat to the wildlife

    TEHRAN – Majid Kharrazian-Moqaddam, director of the wildlife conservation and management at the Department of Environment, has warned that measures to control stray dogs’ population must be employed, otherwise they will impose threats to the wildlife.

  • Rabies incurs $42m on Iran each year 2018-10-09 19:53

    Rabies incurs $42m on Iran each year

    TEHRAN – Rabies, an infectious viral disease spread to people through animal bites, impose health economic burden amounting to 1.8 trillion rials (about $42 million) on the country annually, head of zoonotic diseases department at the Ministry of Health has said.