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Stray dogs to get rabies vaccinations

ALL-OUT EFFORT:The estimated 6,800 stray dogs in shelters around the nation will all be vaccinated against rabies within a week, while other strays are to be rounded up

By Stacy Hsu  /  Staff writer, with CNA

“People who are scratched or bitten by wild animals should immediately wash the wounds with soap and water for at least 15 minutes and then apply povidone iodine or 70 percent alcohol to reduce the risk of [rabies infection,]” he said.

Additional reporting by Ko Yu-hao

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