A health worker gives a rabies shot to a stray dog at a government shelter in Phuket, Thailand, in March 30, 2005. The country had to tackle a serious outbreak of rabies in 2018. Photo: Reuters

Real rabies risk saw stowaway dog from Thailand put down by Hong Kong officials

  • While Hong Kong has been rabies-free for decades, the disease claims 60,000 lives around the world annually. Thailand grappled with a serious outbreak last year
Topic |   Animal rights in China

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A health worker gives a rabies shot to a stray dog at a government shelter in Phuket, Thailand, in March 30, 2005. The country had to tackle a serious outbreak of rabies in 2018. Photo: Reuters
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