The number of cases of rabies in Belarus is declining.

In January – June 2019, 1.5 times fewer cases of rabies in domestic and wild animals were recorded in Belarus. The comparison is with the first half of 2018.

Among wild animals, the incidence decreased by 1.6%, and among agricultural – 2.2%. In pets, rabies cases decreased by 11.5%.

The most common sources of rabies are foxes, wolves and raccoon dogs. They infect pets as well as cattle on pastures.

If a person is bitten by an animal, then you should immediately seek help from doctors.

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