Costs of Rabies Control: An Economic Calculation Method Applied to Flores Island

@inproceedings{Wera2013CostsOR,
  title={Costs of Rabies Control: An Economic Calculation Method Applied to Flores Island},
  author={Ewaldus Wera and Annet G. J. Velthuis and Maria Geong and Henk Hogeveen},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Rabies is a zoonotic disease that, in most human cases, is fatal once clinical signs appear. The disease transmits to humans through an animal bite. Dogs are the main vector of rabies in humans on Flores Island, Indonesia, resulting in about 19 human deaths each year. Currently, rabies control measures on Flores Island include mass vaccination and culling of dogs, laboratory diagnostics of suspected rabid dogs, putting imported dogs in quarantine, and pre- and post-exposure treatment… CONTINUE READING

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