[The development of rabies in Switzerland--landscape determines the spread of a wildlife epidemic].

@article{Mller2000TheDO,
  title={[The development of rabies in Switzerland--landscape determines the spread of a wildlife epidemic].},
  author={Uli M{\"u}ller and Andreas Kappeler and Reto Zanoni and Urs Breitenmoser},
  journal={Schweizer Archiv fur Tierheilkunde},
  year={2000},
  volume={142 8},
  pages={431-8}
}
The rabies epidemic that reached Switzerland in 1967 developed in response to landscape factors as long as no efficient control strategies were available. The landscape acted either as barrier to the spread of rabies, or it influenced the density of red foxes and thus the habitat of the epidemic. Following the first cases in the canton of Schaffhausen, the whole northwestern Switzerland was infected followed by the eastern Alps, large parts of the Plateau and the Jura mountains. In 1978, in the… CONTINUE READING

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