An outbreak of bat-transmitted human rabies in a village in the Brazilian Amazon.

@article{Mendes2009AnOO,
  title={An outbreak of bat-transmitted human rabies in a village in the Brazilian Amazon.},
  author={Wellington da Silva Mendes and Ant{\^o}nio Augusto Moura da Silva and Romerito Fonseca Neiva and Nicolle Matos Costa and Maressa Soares de Assis and Priscila Maria Oliveira Vidigal and Maria dos Rem{\'e}dios Freitas Carvalho Branco and Maria da Graça L{\'i}rio Leite and Jakeline Maria Trinta Rios and Jose Martins and Salim Jorge Waquin Neto},
  journal={Revista de saude publica},
  year={2009},
  volume={43 6},
  pages={1075-7}
}
During 45 days without electrical power, 57 individuals (8.7% of the population) from the village of Antônio Dino (municipality of Turiaçu, Northeastern Brazil) were attacked by bats and 16 died from human rabies. The aim of the study was to analyze the factors associated with bat attacks and the development of human rabies. Of the 46 individuals, who… CONTINUE READING