Transmission dynamics and economics of rabies control in dogs and humans in an African city

@inproceedings{Zinsstaga2009TransmissionDA,
  title={Transmission dynamics and economics of rabies control in dogs and humans in an African city},
  author={J. Zinsstaga and S. D{\"u}rra and M. A. Pennya and R. Mindekemb and F. Rotha and S. Menendez Gonzalezc and S. Naissengard and J. Hattendorfa},
  year={2009}
}
  • J. Zinsstaga, S. Dürra, +5 authors J. Hattendorfa
  • Published 2009
Human rabies in developing countries can be prevented through interventions directed at dogs. Potential cost-savings for the public health sector of interventions aimed at animal-host reservoirs should be assessed. Available deterministic models of rabies transmission between dogs were extended to include dog-to-human rabies transmission. Model parameters were fitted to routine weekly rabid-dog and exposed-human cases reported in N Djaména, the capital of Chad. The estimated transmission rates… CONTINUE READING
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