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Rabies Deaths Higher Than Previous Estimates, Mathematical Model Suggests

New York Times: Rabies Deaths Higher Than Previously Thought
“Rabies kills 59,000 people a year, or about 160 a day — more than had previously been assumed — according to a study published last week. The report, based on mathematical modeling, is higher than previous estimates based on officially reported deaths, the authors said…” (McNeil, 4/20).

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