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Volume 16, Number 12—December 2010

Research

Reemergence of Rabies in Chhukha District, Bhutan, 2008

Basant Sharma, Navneet K. Dhand, Nilkanta Timsina, Michael P. Ward1Comments to Author , and Tenzin
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: The University of Sydney, Camden, New South Wales, Australia (Tenzin, N.K. Dhand, M.P. Ward); Regional Livestock Development Centre, Gelephu, Bhutan (Tenzin); Regional Livestock Development Centre, Tshimasham, Bhutan (B. Sharma, N. Timsina)

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Table 2

No. rabies cases in animals reported biweekly by subdistrict, Chhukha district, Bhutan, January 23–July 31, 2008

Weeks DalaV*
Bongo†
Bjaccho‡
Total
Cattle Dogs Cattle Dogs Horses Cattle Dogs
1−2 2 00 00 00 00 3 3 8
3−4 1 00 00 00 00 00 00 1
5−6 00 00 00 00 00 00 2 2
7−8 5 00 00 00 00 00 00 5
9−10 1 1 4 3 00 00 1 10
11−12 4 3 6 4 00 00 1 18
13−14 1 2 2 5 00 00 1 11
15−16 00 2 00 9 00 00 00 11
17−18 3 4 00 6 00 00 00 13
19−20 1 00 00 3 00 00 00 4
21−22 00 00 2 00 00 00 00 2
23−24 00 00 3 1 00 00 00 4
25−26 00 00 4 1 2 00 00 7
27
00
00

00
00
1

00
00
1
Total 18 12 21 32 3 3 8 97

*Free-roaming dogs were culled during weeks 6–9 (Mar 27–Feb 27) and week 24 (Jul 3–9).
†Free-roaming dogs in Gedu town were culled during weeks 15–20; dogs were impounded during week 17.
‡Dogs in Tshimalakha and Tshimasham towns were impounded during weeks 16 and 17.

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1Current affiliation: The University of Sydney, Camden, New South Wales, Australia.

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