Kenyans have been warned against stray dogs after a disease emanating from the dogs started infecting people.
These cases were reported in Nakuru, Kerosoi South Sub-Coubty. According to the reports, 4 people have already been infected by this deadly virus called rabies. (A deadly virus spread to people from the saliva of infected animals). Three men and a woman were admitted after being bitten by a stray dog.
Following this incident, the government, through the Nakuru county Department of Livestock and Veterinary Services confirmed the outbreak of this disease and warned Kenyans.
“We would like to caution members of the public to be vigilant and report any cases of the disease and any stray dog bites immediately for action,” the county executive for Agriculture said.
Regarding this, the county sent out officers to hunt down the dogs and conduct vaccination. In addition, people have been warned against consuming uninspected meat.
Let's be careful out there because stray dogs are found in most towns.
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