Rabies is a deadly viral disease that causes encephalitis, killing up to 70,000 people a year worldwide.
Dying of Capnocytophaga infection is so rare that you are more likely to be struck by lightning twice and still survive.
Mackintosh had to spend a week in the hospital and undergo plastic surgery after the attack on New Year's Eve
Rajamma, a widow of Ambedkar colony in Vythiri was attacked by her neighbour's dogs around 9.30 AM when she was on her way to work along with few others, Vythiri they said.
It said 1,363 of these victims were women and one person died due to dog bite during the year.