Coverage of pilot parenteral vaccination campaign against canine rabies in N'Djaména, Chad.

@article{Kayali2003CoverageOP,
  title={Coverage of pilot parenteral vaccination campaign against canine rabies in N'Djam{\'e}na, Chad.},
  author={U Kayali and Rollande Mindekem and N Y{\'e}madji and Penelope Vounatsou and Y Kaninga and A G Ndoutamia and Jakob Zinsstag},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  year={2003},
  volume={81 10},
  pages={739-44}
}
Canine rabies, and thus human exposure to rabies, can be controlled through mass vaccination of the animal reservoir if dog owners are willing to cooperate. Inaccessible, ownerless dogs, however, reduce the vaccination coverage achieved in parenteral campaigns. This study aimed to estimate the vaccination coverage in dogs in three study zones of N'Djaména, Chad, after a pilot free parenteral mass vaccination campaign against rabies. We used a capture-mark-recapture approach for population… CONTINUE READING

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