Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Reality Bites
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Jln. By Pass Ida Bagus Mantra,
Jln. Pucuk 1 No. 70X
Denpasar, Bali

+62 (0)812 3819724
+62 (0)361 464 032, +62 (0)361 471 0242

Bali Discovery

Bali News

Reality Bites

As Battle Against Rabies Continues, Level of Dog Bites Remains High in Bali.

Bali News: Bali, Rabies, Dog Bites
Click Image to Enlarge


According to the Bali Post, incidents of dog bits against humans remains high in 2011. In an average day some 135 dog bit cases are reported across the island, but officials insist this a average total is lower than was the case  in 2010.

The head of the Bali Department of Health, Dr. Nyoman Sutedja, says the average number of daily cases of dog bites stands at 150. "Although the incidents of dogs bites this year is less than last year, the total remains high because it is above 100," said Sutedja.

Sutedja continued by explaining that dog bite cases through April 2011 totaled 23,650 with 22,000 of the people bitten receiving anti-rabies vaccine. "Maybe because there are new cases which remain unrecorded, it's unclear if they the remainder have received anti-rabies vaccine."

The Bali Health Service says their remain 6,560 vials of anti-rabies vaccine on hand in Bali. Rp. 5 billion (US$555,000) has been set aside for the purchase of 35,000 vials in 2011.

Sutedja calculates that at a current average incident rate of dog bites, the supply of existing and anti-rabies vaccine on order will be sufficient to last through August.

Sutedja says there have been 127 human deaths attributed to rabies in Bali, although some source have put the number at more than 130.

© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to


Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!

Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!

or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Chinese Returning in Droves to Bali
Badung Regency Official Says Chinese Travelers are Bullish on Bali
New Ubud Gallery Opens with Two-Man Exhibition
Paintings by John van der Sterren and Ketut Gede Susana Exhibiting Through July at NKRI Art at The Ayung Resort, Ubud
Bali before the Balinese
Tenganan Village Fights to Preserve its ‘Pre-Balinese’ Ancient Traditions in a Rapidly Changing World
A Rest Area on a 12-Km Toll Road
Bali Toll Road Seeks to Increase Revenues by Moving Ahead with Plans to Build a Rest Area
Proud List of Past Achievements for the People of Bali
In the Midst of IMF-World Bank Conference Preparations, Bali Governor Pastika Reflects on What his Administration has Achieved on Behalf of the People of Bali
Diplomatic Reassignment
British Consulate-General’s New Address in Bali
When Anneke Goes Coasting
Dutch Woman Undetakes Annual Marathon Swim in North Bali to Protect the Environment
Short Shrift to Trash that Drifts
Indonesia Government Frames Formal Response to Video Showing Plastic Trash Inundation at Manta Point, Nusa Penida
To the Visitor, Goes the Spa
Harper Bazaar Singles Out 8 Spas for ‘Star Spa’ Status in Bali
Lest We Forget
Anzac Day to be Commemorated in Bali On Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at Finns Recreation Club
The World We Create
14th Ubud Writers and Readers Festival Announces 2018 Theme
Are Local Languages Under Threat?
Local Language Advocate Concerned that Indonesian and Balinese are Taking a Backseat in Daily Life in Bali
All [News]!