Control of rabies in Jaipur, India, by the sterilisation and vaccination of neighbourhood dogs

@article{Reece2006ControlOR,
  title={Control of rabies in Jaipur, India, by the sterilisation and vaccination of neighbourhood dogs},
  author={John F. Reece and Sunil K Chawla},
  journal={Veterinary Record},
  year={2006},
  volume={159},
  pages={379 - 383}
}
A programme to sterilise and vaccinate neighbourhood dogs against rabies was established in Jaipur, India. [...] Key Result Direct observational surveys of the local dog population indicated that 65 per cent of the females were sterilised and vaccinated, and that the population declined by 28 per cent.Expand
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