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Rabies exposure incidence

In this video, Jakob Zinsstag explains how to measure the incidence of rabies exposure.

In this video Jakob Zinsstag uses the example of dog rabies to explain why a communication between a human health centre and a veterinary diagnostic centre is a clear case of One Health.

In order to find out if a person died of rabies it is necessary to do a brain biopsy. Since this is often not possible, veterinarians have to find different ways to measure the incidence of the illness. A possible solution is a closer cooperation between the human health centres and the veterinary diagnostic centres to enable calculation of how many persons are infected.

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One Health: Connecting Humans, Animals and the Environment

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