5.1.1.3. What if we do not have surveillance or epidemiological data?

- Poor rabies diagnosis, surveillance and lack of reporting of cases lead to low levels of awareness of rabies.
- Rabies will be given a low national priority if the level of awareness is low and there is a lack of supporting epidemiological data.
- Without surveillance, the effectiveness of any control strategy cannot be measured or proven.
- Read this section to find out how you can obtain epidemiological data.




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