Potential economic benefits of eliminating canine rabies.

  title={Potential economic benefits of eliminating canine rabies.},
  author={Stephanie A. Shwiff and Katie Hampson and Aaron S Anderson},
  journal={Antiviral research},
  volume={98 2},
Although canine rabies has been eliminated from industrialized countries, infected dogs remain the primary source of human and livestock exposures in Asia, Africa and much of South America. Human deaths are the most important direct economic impact of canine rabies, followed by livestock losses and the cost of PEP, while expenses associated with dog vaccination and control are major indirect impacts. The global burden of rabies disproportionately affects Asia, which experiences more than half… CONTINUE READING
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