Uggah wants doctor investigated for allegedly breaching rabies SOP


Desmond Davidson

Since Sarawak declared a rabies epidemic on July 1, 2017, 18 of the 19 people confirmed to have contracted the disease have died. – AFP pic, June 13, 2019.

DOUGLAS Uggah Embas has urged the Health Ministry to investigate the doctor who attended to Sarawak’s 19th rabies victim, who died last night.

The deputy chief minister said it must be established whether the doctor had failed to follow the standard operating procedure for treating dog bites, in view of an outbreak of the disease in the state.


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