Rabid dogs and Kate Hopkins’ Twitter ban

Street dogs roam freely in India. A familiar sight in towns and villages, groups of them will congregate around abundant sources of waste food from all the way north and south of the continent.

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But roughly 36% of the world’s rabies deaths occur in India each year, most of those when children come into contact with infected dogs.

For a long time, authorities would use violent methods to clear towns from the all too real risk of the virus. Dogs were either beaten or shot to death to fight the disease. But the…

Owen Lloyd Evans

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