Homoeopathic doctor refuses treatment, dies of rabies

Early intervention is critical to prevent the onset of rabies symptoms, as rabies is considered almost certainly fatal once they begin.

BySouth First Desk

Published May 29, 2024 | 7:00 AMUpdatedMay 29, 2024 | 7:00 AM


A Kerala homoeopathic doctor, Dr Ramlath from Palakkad district, succumbed to rabies on Monday, 27 May, after reportedly avoiding anti-rabies treatment following a dog scratch. It all began around two months ago when Ramlath was bitten by her pet dog, which later died. She ignored the recommended post-exposure prophylaxis. Soon she began experiencing severe symptoms which eventually turned fatal.

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