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Spain reports a case of dog rabies in its exclave Melilla

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

The case has been laboratory confirmed in a dog in the Autonomous Town of Melilla, a Spanish territory located on the northern coast of Morocco. The animal did not show clinical signs of rabies when it was captured on 21 September and brought to a shelter in Melilla where it died on the same day. Obviously, there were no human contacts. Canine rabies is endemic throughout Morocco.

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