Towards Canine Rabies Elimination in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: Assessment of Health Economic Data.

@article{Shwiff2016TowardsCR,
  title={Towards Canine Rabies Elimination in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: Assessment of Health Economic Data.},
  author={Stephanie A. Shwiff and Beverly Hatch and Aaron S Anderson and Louis Hendrik Nel and K Leroux and Daniel Stewart and M de Scally and Premi Govender and Charles E. Rupprecht},
  journal={Transboundary and emerging diseases},
  year={2016},
  volume={63 4},
  pages={408-15}
}
Rabies remains a significant problem throughout much of the developing world. An estimated 69 000 people die annually from exposure to rabies. Most of these deaths are the result of being bitten by a rabid dog. Mass vaccination campaigns targeting dogs have been implemented around the world in an attempt to control or eliminate canine rabies. We analysed the vaccination and cost data for a campaign in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa; we found that the cost per dog vaccinated to be $6… CONTINUE READING
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