Reduction of Coxiella burnetii Prevalence by Vaccination of Goats and Sheep, the Netherlands
Figure 1. Density of 1,133 reported cases of acute Q fever in humans per municipality, the Netherlands, January 1–June 10, 2009. Area outlined in red is where vaccination of dairy goats and sheep was mandatory in 2009 (Noord Brabant Province and parts of adjacent provinces). Data were obtained from the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Statistics Netherlands, the Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority, and the Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality.