Ecuador, outbreak of bovine rabies in Morona Santiago Province near Peru

Posted on September 26, 2011 • Filed under: Agriculture, Ecuador, Latin America Health

The Ecuadorian Agency for Quality Assurance Agro (Agrocalidad) today reported an outbreak of bovine rabies, caused by the bite of bats in the Amazonian province of Morona Santiago (southeast), border Peru. Agrocalidad said in a statement that the outbreak “has been treated promptly in order to control the effects of this disease.”The health agency Ecuador indicated that source of the outbreak was located in the parish Sevilla Don Bosco, a jungle area where they settle cattle ranches. Read Article

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