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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

About the Authors

Meagan C. Fitzpatrick, Alison P. Galvani
Division of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
Katie Hampson, Sarah Cleaveland
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
Lauren Ancel Meyers
Section of Integrative Biology, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States of America
Lauren Ancel Meyers
Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States of America
Jeffrey P. Townsend
Program in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: meagan.fitzpatrick@yale.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MCF KH SC JPT APG. Analyzed the data: MCF KH SC JPT APG. Wrote the paper: MCF KH SC LAM JPT APG.