Fifteen Moroccan teens were treated for rabies after having sex with a local donkey.
According to local officials the number contracting rabies could be much higher.
Morocco World News reported:
The sexually frustrated children and teenagers stayed at the Mechraa Belksiri Hospital for one week to receive rabies vaccinations after the animal transmitted the disease to them..
…Local authorities have been alerted and search for find anyone else who has “approached” and “admired” the animal closely, in order to limit the risk of rabies spreading among the inhabitants of the region.
The occurrence became the subject of mockery and ridicule among the population of the small town.
However, it has also become a subject of fear and shame for parents who, in the utmost secrecy, hastened to have their children vaccinated in case they had approached the animal.
Euro Weekly reported more on the incident:
FIFTEEN young people in Morocco have caught rabies after having sex with a donkey infected with the disease.
According to reports the teenagers were taken to hospital to treat symptoms which were later found to be rabies.
When asked if they had been bitten, they confessed that they had engaged in sexual activity with the animal. The Mechra Belqasri, Morocco, residents’ story has since gone viral.