What is the international incidence of animal bites?

Updated: Sep 14, 2020
  • Author: Suzanne K Doud Galli, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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In studies from England and Scotland, animal bite injuries account for 3% of emergency department visits. In Switzerland, up to 23,000 people are treated for animal bites and scratches annually.

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