Rabies outbreak in Sarpang Dzongkhag
Three separate cases of rabies were reported from Sarpang Dzongkhag during the reporting period. The cases reported were from Gelephu Geog on 1st May 2014, Umling Geog on 5th May and in Shompangkha Geog on 13th May. All the cases were reported in dogs. The Investigation team from Dzongkhag Administration, Sarpang and SVL Gelephu has carried out the detailed investigation. All the samples were positive to Rabies by Rapid Test done at Satellite Veterinary Laboratory, Gelephu. Control measures are in place.