Doctor debunks rabies myths

Doctor debunks rabies myths - The Nation, December 11, 2006
...He advised people to ignore long-held myths about rabies. Its spread was common in hot weather and cold and bites cannot be treated with balm or tobacco.
Slapping wounds with sandals is not a cure, he added, and neither is holy water.
It is not true killing and eating the liver of the dog that bites you will stop you getting the virus, he said. Prat told people the cutting off of dogs' ears and tails will not stop them being infected...
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