- Date : 27 Jun 2021
Quartz India - 25 June 2021, The rabies crisis plaguing India’s street dogs is about to take a turn for the worse
In less than a month, India’s street dogs face an unprecedented crisis.
Starting July 14, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is levying a temporary suspension on imports of dogs from “high-risk” countries like India over a concern that rabies, which has been eliminated in the US since 2007, will make a comeback. “This suspension will protect the health and safety of imported dogs by preventing importations of dogs inadequately vaccinated against rabies and will protect the public’s health against the reintroduction of dog rabies,” the agency said. Read more...