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Deaths from Symptomatically Identifiable Furious Rabies in India: A Nationally Representative Mortality Survey

  • Wilson Suraweera,

    Affiliation: Centre for Global Health Research (CGHR), Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael's Hospital and Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

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  • Shaun K. Morris,

    Affiliations: Centre for Global Health Research (CGHR), Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael's Hospital and Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, Division of Infectious Diseases, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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  • Rajesh Kumar,

    Affiliation: School of Public Health, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Research and Education, Chandigarh, India

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  • David A. Warrell,

    Affiliation: Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Mary J. Warrell,

    Affiliation: Oxford Vaccine Group, Centre for Clinical Vaccinology & Tropical Medicine, University of Oxford, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Prabhat Jha mail,

    jhap@smh.ca

    Affiliation: Centre for Global Health Research (CGHR), Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael's Hospital and Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

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  • for the Million Death Study Collaborators

    Full list of the Million Death Study Collaborators is provided in the Acknowledgments.

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  • Published: October 04, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001847

About the Authors

Wilson Suraweera, Shaun K. Morris, Prabhat Jha
Centre for Global Health Research (CGHR), Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael's Hospital and Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Shaun K. Morris
Division of Infectious Diseases, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Rajesh Kumar
School of Public Health, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Research and Education, Chandigarh, India
David A. Warrell
Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
Mary J. Warrell
Oxford Vaccine Group, Centre for Clinical Vaccinology & Tropical Medicine, University of Oxford, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: jhap@smh.ca

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PJ RK. Performed the experiments: PJ RK. Analyzed the data: PJ DAW SKM MJW WS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: WS PJ. Wrote the paper: PJ DAW SKM MJW WS.