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HindustanTimes Tue,21 Oct 2014

City to get another anti-rabies clinic at Sector 35

HT Correspondent , Hindustan Times  Chandigarh, July 21, 2014
First Published: 21:41 IST(21/7/2014) | Last Updated: 21:42 IST(21/7/2014)

To tackle with increased number of dog-bite cases in city every day, the municipal corporation is coming up with another anti-rabies clinic at civil dispensary, Sector 35, Chandigarh.

The project will get the final nod at the finance and contract committee meeting on Tuesday.

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The new clinic will have two additional pharmacists and an additional ward servant. The anti-rabies vaccination will be given at Rs. 100 per dose to dog-bite victims, while total five vaccinations will cost Rs. 500.

Till now, dog-bite victims have been treated at Sector-19 civil dispensary, the only rabies clinic in the city. Every day, nearly 25 dog-bite cases are reported from city.

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