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Catalysing action against rabies
  1. Sarah Cleaveland1,
  2. Peter Costa2,
  3. Tiziana Lembo2 and
  4. Deborah Briggs2
  1. 1 Boyd Orr Centre for Population and Ecosystem Health, College of Medicine, Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ
  2. 2 Alliance for Rabies Control, Balfour and Manson, 54-66 Frederick Street, Edinburgh EH2 1LS
  1. sarah.cleaveland{at}


As World Rabies Day approaches, Sarah Cleaveland and colleagues at the Alliance for Rabies Control highlight the role of this annual event in stimulating interest and argue that elimination of the disease in both humans and dogs is feasible through mass dog vaccination

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