A rabies epidemic continues in Bali, with little apparent control and inadequate access to vaccination. Another person died of rabies last week. He was bitten by a dog in July and taken to a local health centre, but rabies vaccine was not administered. It’s not clear whether healthcare providers recommended post-exposure vaccination and the

A few years ago, a tour agent in a Caribbean country tried to convince me that taking my young children in an open-sided vehicle on a drive over the country’s highways was perfectly safe. My response was that the laws of physics don’t go on vacation when I do – meaning that a car accident with