The vaccines were administered in Kozhikode, Thiruvananthapuram and Thrissur districts.
The dog bit him on the face. There are multiple wounds near the eye. The boy was administered both serum and vaccine as the bite was a Category-3 wound.
Within five months, the State has already used 62 per cent of the overall stock meant for the whole year.
There has been almost double the rise in cases of dogs infected with the deadly rabies virus in the last five years.
Abhirami was admitted to Kottayam MCH on Friday night in critical condition.
Out of the 20 deaths caused by rabies, six persons got infected with the disease by bites from pet dogs.
The continuous deaths due to rabies have put a question mark over the efficacy of this batch of vaccines. But it doesn’t mean vaccines are ineffective, writes Dr Sulphi Noohu.
She was attacked and bitten by a stray dog when she went out to buy milk on Perunad Carmel Engineering College Road on August 14.
In its report submitted to the Kerala Human Rights Commission, the Corporation conceded that the vaccine was brought to the state without quality tests of the Kasauli Central Drugs Laboratory (CDL) to avoid delay.
Speaker M B Rajesh instructed George not to give vague answers to questions raised in the House.