WHO Expert Consultation on Rabies. Second report.

  title={WHO Expert Consultation on Rabies. Second report.},
  journal={World Health Organization technical report series},
  pages={1-139, back cover}
  • Published 2013 in World Health Organization technical report series
Although there is debate about the estimated health burden of rabies, the estimates of direct mortality and the DALYs due to rabies are among the highest of the neglected tropical diseases. Poor surveillance, underreporting in many developing countries, frequent misdiagnosis of rabies, and an absence of coordination among all the sectors involved are likely to lead to underestimation of the scale of the disease It is clear, however, that rabies disproportionately affects poor rural communities… CONTINUE READING

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