Potential for Rabies Control through Dog Vaccination in Wildlife-Abundant Communities of Tanzania

@inproceedings{Fitzpatrick2012PotentialFR,
  title={Potential for Rabies Control through Dog Vaccination in Wildlife-Abundant Communities of Tanzania},
  author={Meagan C Fitzpatrick and Katie Hampson and Sarah Cleaveland and Lauren Ancel Meyers and Jeffrey P. Townsend and Alison P. Galvani},
  booktitle={PLoS neglected tropical diseases},
  year={2012}
}
Canine vaccination has been successful in controlling rabies in diverse settings worldwide. However, concerns remain that coverage levels which have previously been sufficient might be insufficient in systems where transmission occurs both between and within populations of domestic dogs and other carnivores. To evaluate the effectiveness of vaccination targeted at domestic dogs when wildlife also contributes to transmission, we applied a next-generation matrix model based on contract tracing… CONTINUE READING

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