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Correction: Estimating the Global Burden of Endemic Canine Rabies

  • Katie Hampson,
  • Laurent Coudeville,
  • Tiziana Lembo,
  • Maganga Sambo,
  • Alexia Kieffer,
  • Michaël Attlan,
  • Jacques Barrat,
  • Jesse D. Blanton,
  • Deborah J. Briggs,
  • Sarah Cleaveland,
  • Peter Costa,
  • Conrad M. Freuling,
  • Elly Hiby,
  • Lea Knopf,
  • Fernando Leanes,
  • François-Xavier Meslin,
  • Artem Metlin,
  • Mary Elizabeth Miranda,
  • Thomas Müller,
  • Louis H. Nel,
  • Sergio Recuenco,
  • Charles E. Rupprecht,
  • Carolin Schumacher,
  • Louise Taylor,
  • Marco Antonio,
  • Natal Vigilato,
  • Jakob Zinsstag,
  • Jonathan Dushoff,
  •  [ ... ],
  • Global Alliance for Rabies Control Partners for Rabies Prevention
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There are a number of errors in Table 3. The table legend should read: Breakdown of economic costs of rabies by cluster in millions of USD. The headings for columns six, seven, and eight are incorrect. They should be in the following order: Dog vaccination, Dog population management, Livestock losses. Please see the correct Table 3 below.

Table 3. Breakdown of economic costs of rabies by cluster in millions of USD.

Estimates by country are in Table S1 including which cluster countries were assigned to. Asia 4 comprises the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand (High PEP use); Asia 3 comprises Bhutan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan (Himalayan region); Asia 2 comprises Cambodia, Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam and Democratic People’s Republic of Korea; SADC comprises countries in the Southern African Development Community, Eurasia comprises Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, the Russian Federation, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan.


  1. 1. Hampson K, Coudeville L, Lembo T, Sambo M, Kieffer A, et al. (2015) Estimating the Global Burden of Endemic Canine Rabies. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 9(4): e0003709. pmid:25881058