Rabies: farmer fights for life

2012-05-14 00:00

UNDERBERG farmer and top canoeist Graeme Anderson has rabies, his doctor Grant Lindsay confirmed yesterday.

Lindsay said they have lab results confirming rabies.

“The test came back positive that he is infected with rabies. He is in a critical, but stable condition” he said.

He added that Anderson is still in the ICU at the Medi- Clinic fighting for his life.

Anderson was holidaying in Mozambique when he became ill and returned home.His condition worsened and he was admitted to hospital last Wednesday. Lindsay said there is a chance of survival for Anderson, who is well-known in farming and canoeing circles.

— Witness Reporter.

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