Bali battles rabies epidemic

Half a million dogs are being vaccinated in Indonesian resort island to stop the spread of the disease.

    In the Indonesian resort island of Bali, 500,000 dogs are being vaccinated in an attempt to stop the spread of rabies.

    Nearly 100 people have died since the breakout of the disease in 2008.

    Experts say government efforts to contain the disease have failed and people are still at high risk of infection.

    Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen reports from Bali.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    From Zimbabwe to England: A story of war, home and identity

    The country I saw as home, my parents saw as oppressors

    What happens when you reject the identity your parents fought for and embrace that of those they fought against?

    Becoming Ocean: When you and the world are drowning

    Becoming Ocean: When you and the world are drowning

    One woman shares the story of her life with polycystic kidney disease and sees parallels with the plight of the planet.

    The evening death came for me: My journey with PTSD

    The evening death came for me: My journey with PTSD

    On a gorgeous Florida evening, a truck crashed into me. As I lay in intensive care, I learned who had been driving it.