Man succumbs to dog bite after failing to get vaccination in south-central Vietnam

January 11, 2024

A 37-year-old man from Phu Yen Province in south-central Vietnam recently did not survive after getting bitten by a strange dog over three months ago, notwithstanding receiving hospital attention for symptoms of rabies. Nguyen Gia Phong, chairman of Hoa Vinh Ward in Dong Hoa Town, Phu Yen, where 37-year-old N.T.K. According to a report from the Dong Hoa Medical Center, K. sustained a dog bite on his hand from an unidentified dog over three months ago. His family took him to Phu Yen General Hospital at 0:00 on Tuesday before transferring the man to Khanh Hoa Hospital for Tropical Diseases in neighboring Khanh Hoa Province. “Dying from rabies is often a result of failure to seek timely vaccination after a dog bite,” Dong explained.

The source of this news is from Tuoi Tre News