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How common is rabies?

Rabies is no longer common in most countries. However, it is still a significant issue in some regions of the world, including India, Africa and South-East Asia. An estimated 55,000 people die of rabies every year, including a few cases a year in almost every country.

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Author: Dr Idan Ben-Barak PhD, MSc, BSc (Med)
First answered: 03 Oct 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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