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

  • Meagan C. Fitzpatrick mail,

    meagan.fitzpatrick@yale.edu

    Affiliation: Division of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

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  • Katie Hampson,

    Affiliation: Boyd Orr Centre for Population and Ecosystem Health, Institute for Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom

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  • Sarah Cleaveland,

    Affiliation: Boyd Orr Centre for Population and Ecosystem Health, Institute for Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom

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  • Lauren Ancel Meyers,

    Affiliations: Section of Integrative Biology, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States of America, Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States of America

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  • Jeffrey P. Townsend,

    Affiliation: Program in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

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  • Alison P. Galvani

    Affiliation: Division of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

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  • Published: August 21, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001796

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Word misspelled

Posted by plosntds_team on 04 Sep 2012 at 22:43 GMT

Canine vaccination has been successful in controlling rabies in diverse settings worldwide.
http://plosntds.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pntd.0001796#article1.front1.article-meta1.abstract1.p1

The word "contact" is misspelled in the Abstract section as "contract." The corrected segment should read "...we applied a next-generation matrix model based on contact tracing data from the Ngorongoro and Serenget Districts in northwest Tanzania."

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