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Volume 16, Number 12—December 2010


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 3

No. human exposures to suspected rabies virus, Chhukha district, Bhutan, January 23–July 31, 2008

Subdistrict and exposure
No. persons exposed
Contact with rabid animals 30
Dog bite 130
Contact with rabid animals 132
Consumption of meat or dairy products from
rabid animals 120
Other animal bite
Consumption of meat from rabid animals 116
Consumption of dairy products from
or contact with rabid animals
Total 674

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