Unsuspected Reservoir of Rabies in Ethiopia: Mongoose

Yared Mamushet Yifru


A five years old female child from Hosanna town, Hadya Zone, South Ethiopia presented to health facility following an aggressive bite by a mongoose. Following the bite, she received wound care and sent home with reassurance. After about 90 days, she presented with classical signs and symptoms suggestive of rabies and died after 5 days of presentation.  

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