Infographic: Rabies

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Infographic of the Week: Rabies occur in more than 150 countries and territories. More than 55, 000 deaths a year- more than 95% in Asia & Africa. Almost 50% of rabies deaths are among children under the age of 15.

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Rabies occurs in more than 150 countries and territories.
It is the number 1 killer among all zoonotic diseases–diseases spread from animals to humans
More than 59,00 deaths a year – more than 95% in Asia & Africa.
Almost 50% of rabies deaths are among children under the age of 15.

Page last reviewed: September 27, 2017
Content source: Global Health