The Global Alliance for Rabies Control (GARC) today announces that preliminary data released this month at the OIE Global Conference on Eliminating Rabies has estimated 70,000 people worldwide die each year from rabies at a cost of US$4 billion.
Bohol is an island in the Philippines. It is a place of white beaches, turquoise seas, and the extraordinary "Chocolate Hills". It is home to about 1.2 million people. And last week, it was host of The International Conference on Rabies Prevention.