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Research Article

Coverage and Effectiveness of Kyasanur Forest Disease (KFD) Vaccine in Karnataka, South India, 2005–10

  • Gudadappa S. Kasabi,

    Affiliations: National Institute of Epidemiology (ICMR), Chennai, India, Department of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Karnataka, Shimoga, India

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  • Manoj V. Murhekar mail,

    mmurhekar@gmail.com

    Affiliation: National Institute of Epidemiology (ICMR), Chennai, India

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  • Vijay K. Sandhya,

    Affiliation: Virus Diagnostic Laboratory, Shimoga, Karnataka, India

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  • Ramappa Raghunandan,

    Affiliation: Department of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Karnataka, Shimoga, India

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  • Shivani K. Kiran,

    Affiliation: Department of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Karnataka, Shimoga, India

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  • Gowdra H. Channabasappa,

    Affiliation: Department of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Karnataka, Shimoga, India

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  • Sanjay M. Mehendale

    Affiliation: National Institute of Epidemiology (ICMR), Chennai, India

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  • Published: January 24, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002025

About the Authors

Gudadappa S. Kasabi, Manoj V. Murhekar, Sanjay M. Mehendale
National Institute of Epidemiology (ICMR), Chennai, India
Gudadappa S. Kasabi, Ramappa Raghunandan, Shivani K. Kiran, Gowdra H. Channabasappa
Department of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Karnataka, Shimoga, India
Vijay K. Sandhya
Virus Diagnostic Laboratory, Shimoga, Karnataka, India

Corresponding Author

Email: mmurhekar@gmail.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MVM GSK SMM. Performed the experiments: VKS RR SKK GHC. Analyzed the data: MVM GSK. Wrote the paper: MVM SMM GSK VKS RR SKK GHC.