March is rabies awareness month

A personnel from the city health department vaccinates a dog in a citywide dog vaccination drive -- as part of rabies awareness month -- on Tuesday (March 21, 2017) at Barangay San Dionisio in Paranque City. In the Philippines, rabies continues to be a public health issue causing 200 to 300 deaths every year based on Department of Health statistics. (PNA photos by Avito C. Dalan)