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Two fatal cases of rabies in humans who did not receive rabies postexposure prophylaxis in Nigeria.

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These two cases highlight some of the many challenges encountered when handling dog bite and rabies exposure. They also provide examples of the many barriers, and while highlighting only two individuals, they are likely representative of large numbers of the over 59 000 people that die every year from this preventable disease.

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