Cost-effectiveness of mass dog rabies vaccination strategies to reduce human health burden in Flores Island, Indonesia.

@article{Wera2017CosteffectivenessOM,
  title={Cost-effectiveness of mass dog rabies vaccination strategies to reduce human health burden in Flores Island, Indonesia.},
  author={Ewaldus Wera and Monique C. Mourits and Henk Hogeveen},
  journal={Vaccine},
  year={2017},
  volume={35 48 Pt B},
  pages={
          6727-6736
        }
}
The cost-effectiveness of different mass dog rabies vaccination strategies, defined as the costs per year of life lost (YLL) averted was evaluated for a period of 10 years by means of a dynamic simulation study for a typical village on Flores Island. In the base strategy (no dog vaccination and no post-exposure treatment (PET) of human bite cases), the model showed that the introduction of the virus by one infectious dog into an isolated village with 1500 inhabitants and 400 dogs resulted in… CONTINUE READING

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