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Arroyo signs 2007 Anti-Rabies Act

Posted by Michille on May 31st, 2007

President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo has signed into law the Anti-Rabies Act of 2007 (Republic Act 9482), which seeks to control and eliminate human and animal rabies.

The law was signed last May 25, Malacañang said Thursday.

Rabies is a highly fatal disease caused by a lyssa virus that is transmitted through the bite of an infected animal. It is characterized by muscle paralysis, hydrophobia and aerophobia and other neurological disorders.

More… GMANEWS.TV!

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