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Rabies: Don’t let a dog bite end a life

Posted on Oct 23, 2019 by PRESS

One person dies from a rabies infection every 15 minutes, despite the fact that it is a vaccine-preventable ...

28 September is World Rabies Day: Why you should vaccinate your pets

Posted on Sep 27, 2019 by PRESS

Dog bites cause almost all human rabies cases in South Africa, and vaccinations are the most effective way ...

5 Rabies deaths in SA this year – NICD encourages vigilance

Posted on Jul 1, 2019 by PRESS

The National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD) has reported that there have been five confirmed cases of rabies ...

What to do if you have been exposed to rabies

Posted on Apr 15, 2019 by A4W Contributor

With a reported outbreak in KwaZulu-Natal, it’s important to know what to do if you have been exposed ...

Rabies alert: How to keep your pets and family safe

Posted on Apr 12, 2018 by A4W Contributor

The recent outbreak of rabies in South Africa has brought to light how terrible this disease is and ...

Human rabies in SA – Five cases so far

Posted on Mar 8, 2018 by ANA Newswire

The six rabies cases mentioned involved exposure to rabid domestic dogs and cats

14-Year-old girl dies from rabies in EC

Posted on Feb 19, 2018 by ANA Newswire

The Eastern Cape Department of Health on Friday urged the public to treat all dog bites as harmful ...

Free rabies vaccinations for Boksburg pets

Posted on Aug 5, 2016 by ANA Newswire

The City of Ekurhuleni announced on Friday that Boksburg residents would be able, at no cost, to have ...

Rabies alert in Gauteng

Posted on Jun 9, 2016 by A4W Contributor

After the confirmation of several cases of rabid animals in Gauteng, the public are advised to remain vigilant ...

Rabies in Gauteng: Have your dogs been vaccinated?

Posted on Jun 8, 2016 by News24.com

An intensive dog vaccination campaign has been launched by the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development after rabies ...

World Rabies Day: Let’s #EndRabiesTogether

Posted on Sep 25, 2015 by A4W Contributor

It is tragic that 55 000 to 59 000 people die from rabies each year, when this deadly disease is ...

160 People die of rabies every day

Posted on Apr 20, 2015 by A4W Contributor

Even though it is preventable, a global study on canine rabies has found that 160 people die every ...

160 stray dogs shot in Zim to try to curb rabies

Posted on Mar 19, 2015 by SAPA

Officials in Bulawayo have shot 160 stray dogs in a campaign to curb the spread of rabies, it ...

What you need to know about rabies

Posted on Sep 23, 2014 by Contributor

Despite being preventable, there are up to 30 human cases of rabies in South Africa annually. Without immediate ...

Head to these top South African National Parks for the Easter Holidays!

Posted on Mar 5, 2020 by Safari.com

It is time to reconnect, to explore nature – on foot, on horseback or on a game drive ...

Pregnant? Planning to travel? These are the vaccines you & baby need to stay safe

Posted on Nov 13, 2019 by PRESS

Are there vaccines available that can help to safeguard their health and that of their unborn baby? There ...

Parks week alert! SANParks offers up to 40% accommodation discounts at selected parks

Posted on Sep 4, 2019 by A4W News

Now is the time to book for your family getaway to one of South Africa’s most spectacular national ...

Visit these 6 thunderous waterfalls in South Africa

Posted on Jul 23, 2019 by Watch This

Waterfalls are part of myths and legends around the world. The sheer power of the crashing water inspires ...

How to protect your children from possible dog bites

Posted on May 24, 2019 by A4W Contributor

No one imagines a beloved pet attacking a toddler, but it can happen. Here are some ways to ...

Miraculous! Runner survives mountain lion attack by choking it to death

Posted on Feb 6, 2019 by ANA Newswire

A mountain lion lunged at a runner on a Colorado trail and bit his face before the man ...

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