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Malawi: Animal Rights Body Creates Action Group to Ease Rabies Cases

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Lilongwe Society for the Protection and Care of Animals (LSPCA) has created action groups to conduct free rabies vaccination in the city to curb prevalence of rabies cases and speculations.

A dog gets a rabies vaccination .-photo by Daniel Namwini, Mana LSPCA rabies programmes manager Edson Chiweta

Membership of the groups include city council representatives, chiefs and health surveillance assistants.

LSPCA rabies programmes manager Edson Chiweta recently said that they are working with the action groups to identify and trace rabies cases in the district.

"When a dog is showing strange behaviour, or suspected of rabies, we take it for rabies testing at Central Veterinary Laboratory (CVL) at

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