Killing off India's dogs is not the way to get rid of its rabies problem

The Wire
Srinivasan K., Rao S., Kasturirangan R.
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Why does India, despite more than a hundred years of government-led dog control efforts, continue to witness to recurring debates on these decidedly serious issues? We think the public health risks of bites and rabies associated with dogs continue to be ongoing problems because of the prevalence of an incomplete and flawed understanding of street dogs, their interactions with people, and the risks that may emerge from these interactions.