Sri Lanka has cut rabies deaths by more than 90% in the past 40 years.
Health experts said an anti-rabies campaign and increased awareness has helped to fight the disease.
In 2013, the government spent $4-million to provide free vaccines and treatment to bite victims in clinics across the country.
Al Jazeera's Minelle Fernandez reports from Wadduwa in Western Sri Lanka.
Source: Al Jazeera