Epidemiology

Rabies is distributed worldwide. It is present in more than 150 countries and territories, and on all continents except Antarctica. The main burden of disease is located in developing countries in Asia and Africa.[5] There has been a substantial reduction in the number of cases in Latin America and the Caribbean over the years.

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