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How India landed in the rabies vaccine doghouse

Despite being the country with the most rabies-related deaths and boasting the largest rabies vaccine manufacturer, India is staring at an 80% shortfall in the supply of rabies vaccines

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22-year-old Bale Hasda, who goes by the name Sumi, was bitten by a stray dog in Delhi’s upscale Lodhi Colony on 11 March. She wasn’t the only victim, or even the worst affected. A few others in the neighbourhood were bitten as well, with one senior citizen dying as a result of the dog attack. …

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