Thirteen-year-old dies of rabies | Daily News

Thirteen-year-old dies of rabies

A school student in the Mapalagama area has died due to rabies.

The deceased has been identified as G. Gavesh Netsara, a 13-year-old resident of Kumburuhena, Mapalagama.

The student had told his parents that he had been bitten by a dog while going to tuition classes on his bicycle. However, it is said that neither medical treatment has been obtained for this nor any dispensaries or hospitals of the area have been informed of the incident.

The postmortem was conducted by the Assistant Judicial Medical Officer Ruwan Nanayakkara at the Karapitiya Teaching Hospital.