Puppies should be vaccinated against distemper, infectious hepatitis, leptospirosis , parvovirus, parainfluenza and rabies.
The provincial Minister of Agriculture is recommending that people stay away from dog and other small mammal urine, which could be contaminated with leptospirosis , the bacteria that causes fever and conjunctivitis.
At first it was believed she had meningococcal meningitis or leptospirosis , but tests ruled those out.
According to the National Disease Surveillance Centre there were 6 human cases of leptospirosis recorded in 2002 and 5 probable cases have been reported to date in 2003.
The Health Ministry has warned that people are at risk of infectious diseases such as diarrhoea and leptospirosis , but authorities quickly ran out of water purification tablets and had to wait for new supplies from overseas.
Another person was killed by the postflood infectious disease leptospirosis on Thursday, bringing the death toll to nine.
Farmers have been warned about the risk of picking up the infectious disease, leptospirosis , from unvaccinated cattle.
Dogs require vaccinations against distemper, hepatitis, leptospirosis , parainfluenza and parvovirus, and throughout their lives need periodical deworming, daily exercise and proper nutrition.
Development of a recombinant system for these genes for the expression of these proteins would be an important step in the development of better indigenous diagnostic systems for leptospirosis .
With increasing awareness of the disease, many investigators have started working on leptospirosis .