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What Is the Evidence to Support a Correlate of Pro ...

What Is the Evidence to Support a Correlate of Protection for Measles? A Systematic Review Bolotin S1,2,3, Hughes SL1, Gul N1, Khan S1, Rota PA4, Severini A5,6, Hahné S7, Tricco A2,8, Moss WJ9 ...

Measles virus infection diminishes pre-existing an ...

Measles virus infection diminishes pre-existing antibodies that offer protection from other pathogens Michael J. Mina et al., Science, 1 November 2019 https://science.sciencemag.org/content/366/6465 ...

The Vaccine Vial Monitor

The Book of VVM, by Umit Kartoglu The first book length discussion of the vaccine vial monitor, of which 8 billion have thus far been distributed worldwide. Without the VVM, there would be no assuran ...

Progress towards control and elimination of rubell ...

Progress towards control and elimination of rubella and congenital rubella syndrome, Worldwide, 2000-2018 Weekly Epidemiological Record, 4 October 2019 See, especially, p. 455, with figure and discu ...

Lessons learned from detecting and responding to ...

  Lessons learned from detecting and responding to recurrent measles outbreak in Liberia post Ebola-Epidemic 2016-2017 T. Nagbe et al. Pan Afr Med J 2019, May 29 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/ ...

Measles-related hospitalizations and associated co ...

Measles-related hospitalizations and associated complications in Jerusalem, 2018-2019 Ben-Chetrit E, Oster Y, Jarjoui A, Megged O, Lachish T, Cohen MJ, Stein-Zamir C, Ivgi H, Rivkin M, Milgrom Y, Ave ...

MMR vaccine: Johnson urges new impetus to increase ...

MMR vaccine: Johnson urges new impetus to increase uptake as UK loses measles-free status Wise J. BMJ. 2019 Aug 20;366:l5219. https://www.bmj.com/content/366/bmj.l5219/related     ...

Forecasted Size of Measles Outbreaks Associated Wi ...

Forecasted Size of Measles Outbreaks Associated With Vaccination Exemptions for Schoolchildren Sinclair DR, Grefenstette JJ, Krauland MG, Galloway DD, Frankeny RJ, Travis C, Burke DS, Rob ...

Measles Elimination: Identifying Susceptible Sub-P ...

Measles Elimination: Identifying Susceptible Sub-Populations to Tailor Immunization Strategies Kreidl P, Ammerer D, Würzner R, Luckner Hornischer A, von Laer D, Borena W. Viruses. 2019 A ...

Measles seroprevalence after reactive vaccination ...

Measles seroprevalence after reactive vaccination campaigns during the 2015 measles outbreak in four health zones of the former Katanga Province, Democratic Republic of Congo Keating ...

Post-vaccination campaign coverage evaluation of o ...

Post-vaccination campaign coverage evaluation of oral cholera vaccine, oral polio vaccine and measles-rubella vaccine among Forcibly Displaced Myanmar Nationals in Bangladesh Khan AI, Islam MT ...

Factors associated with non-uptake of measles-rube ...

Factors associated with non-uptake of measles-rubella vaccine second dose among children under five years in Mtwara district council, Tanzania, 2017 Magodi R, Mmbaga EJ, Massaga J, Lyimo D, Mp ...

Geographical variation and associated factors of c ...

Geographical variation and associated factors of childhood measles vaccination in Ethiopia: a spatial and multilevel analysis. Geremew TT, Gezie LD, Abejie AN. BMC Public Health. 2019 Au ...

The cost saving opportunity of introducing a card ...

The cost saving opportunity of introducing a card review into measles-containing vaccination campaigns. Hagedorn BL, Dabbagh A, McCarthy KA. Vaccine. 2019 Sep 24;37(41):6093-6101. https://ww ...

Optimization of frequency and targeting of measles ...

Optimization of frequency and targeting of measles supplemental immunization activities in Nigeria: A cost-effectiveness analysis Zimmermann M, Frey K, Hagedorn B, Oteri AJ, Yahya A, Hami ...

Optimization of frequency and targeting of measles ...

Optimization of frequency and targeting of measles supplemental immunization activities in Nigeria: A cost-effectiveness analysis Zimmermann M, Frey K, Hagedorn B, Oteri AJ, Yahya A, Hami ...

Optimization of frequency and targeting of measles ...

Optimization of frequency and targeting of measles supplemental immunization activities in Nigeria: A cost-effectiveness analysis Zimmermann M, Frey K, Hagedorn B, Oteri AJ, Yahya A, Hami ...

Parental vaccination to reduce measles immunity ga ...

Parental vaccination to reduce measles immunity gaps in Italy. Marziano V, Poletti P, Trentini F, Melegaro A, Ajelli M, Merler S. Elife. 2019 Sep 3;8. pii: e44942. https://www.ncbi.nlm.ni ...

Containing a measles outbreak in Minnesota, 2017

Containing a measles outbreak in Minnesota, 2017: methods and challenges. Banerjee E, Griffith J, Kenyon C, Christianson B, Strain A, Martin K, McMahon M, Bagstad E, Laine E, Hardy K, Gri ...

Measles outbreak in an office building in the crow ...

Measles outbreak in an office building in the crowded Metropolis of Beijing, China Li Z, Zhang Z, Wang F, Wei R, Zhao J, Liu F. BMC Infect Dis. 2019 Sep 3;19(1):771. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih ...

Outbreak of measles among persons with secondary v ...

Outbreak of measles among persons with secondary vaccine failure, China, 2018 Zhang Z, Chen M, Ma R, Pan J, Suo L, Lu L. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2019 Sep 5:1-5. https://www.tandfonline.c ...

Measles and rubella immunity, Bhutan

Measles and rubella immunity in the population of Bhutan, 2017 Wangchuk S, Nogareda F, Tshering N, Khandu L, Pelden S, Wannemuehler K, Wangdi S, Wangchuk U, Mulders M, Tamang T, Patel MK. Vacci ...

Long-term dynamics of measles in London: Titratin ...

Long-term dynamics of measles in London: Titrating the impact of wars, the 1918 pandemic, and vaccination Becker AD, Wesolowski A, Bjørnstad ON, Grenfell BT. PLoS Comput Biol. 201 ...

Measles in a young adult

Measles in a young adult. Fernandez-Nieto D, Ortega-Quijano D, Jimenez-Cauhe J, Diaz-Garcia N. Med Clin (Barc). 2019 Sep 13. pii: S0025-7753(19)30531-7. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3 ...

Status of coverage of MR vaccination, after supple ...

Status of coverage of MR vaccination, after supplementary immunization activities in a rural area of South India: a rapid immunization coverage survey Newtonraj A, Vincent A, Selvaraj K, Manikandan ...

Rubella transmission and the risk of congenital ru ...

Rubella transmission and the risk of congenital rubella syndrome in Liberia: a need to introduce rubella-containing vaccine in the routine immunization program Woyessa AB, Ali MS, Korkpor TK, Tuopi ...

Early childhood vaccination and subsequent mortali ...

Early childhood vaccination and subsequent mortality or morbidity: are observational studies hampered by residual confounding? A Danish register-based cohort study Jensen A, Andersen PK, Stensballe ...

A Survey of Vaccine-Induced Measles IgG Antibody T ...

A Survey of Vaccine-Induced Measles IgG Antibody Titer to Verify Temporal Changes in Response to Measles Vaccination in Young Adults Sasaki H, Fukunaga T, Asano A, Suzuki Y, Nak ...

Immunogenicity, effectiveness, and safety of meas ...

Immunogenicity, effectiveness, and safety of measles vaccination in infants younger than 9 months: a systematic review and meta-analysis Nic Lochlainn LM, de Gier B, van der Maas N, Streb ...

Early vaccination: a provisional measure to preve ...

Early vaccination: a provisional measure to prevent measles in infants. Principi N, Esposito S. Lancet Infect Dis. 2019 Sep 20. pii: S1473-3099(19)30520-1. https://www.thelancet.com/jou ...

Effect of measles vaccination in infants younger ...

Effect of measles vaccination in infants younger than 9 months on the immune response to subsequent measles vaccine doses: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Nic Lochlainn LM, ...

Combining serological and contact data to derive ...

Combining serological and contact data to derive target immunity levels for achieving and maintaining measles elimination. Funk S, Knapp JK, Lebo E, Reef SE, Dabbagh AJ, Kretsinger K, Jit ...

Molecular characterization of measles virus strai ...

  Molecular characterization of measles virus strains circulating in Cameroon during the 2013-2016 epidemics. Obam Mekanda FM, Monamele CG, Simo Nemg FB, Yonga GM, Ouapi D, Penlap Ben ...

Measles outbreak investigation in an urban slum of ...

Measles outbreak investigation in an urban slum of Kaduna Metropolis, Kaduna State, Nigeria, March 2015 Babalola OJ, Ibrahim IN, Kusfa IU, Gidado S, Nguku P, Olayinka A, Abubakar A. Pan Afr Med J. 2 ...

Long-term immunogenicity of measles, mumps and rub ...

Long-term immunogenicity of measles, mumps and rubella-containing vaccines in healthy young children: A 10-year follow-up Carryn S, Feyssaguet M, Povey M, Di Paolo E. Vaccine. 2019 Jul 22. pii: ...

Measles Outbreaks and Public Attitudes Towards Vac ...

Measles Outbreaks and Public Attitudes Towards Vaccine Exemptions: Some Cautions and Strategies for Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy Quinn SC, Jamison AM, Freimuth VS. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2019 Aug 12 ...

Measles transmission in an international airport - ...

Measles transmission in an international airport - Taiwan, March-April 2018. Huang HI, Tai MC, Wu KB, Chen WC, Huang AS, Cheng WY, Liu MT, Huang WT. Int J Infect Dis. 2019 Aug 6. pii: S1201-9712(19) ...

Indirect costs associated with deaths of children ...

Indirect costs associated with deaths of children aged 0-14 years from measles in a weak health system and conflict and fragile zone: the case of Somalia Daar OB. Epidemiol Infect. 2019 Aug 9;147:e2 ...

Anti-Vaccine Decision-Making and Measles Resurgen ...

  Anti-Vaccine Decision-Making and Measles Resurgence in the United States Benecke O, DeYoung SE. Glob Pediatr Health. 2019 Jul 24;6:2333794X19862949. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/article ...

Measles crises in Detroit: Zero to 44, each one is ...

Measles crises in Detroit: Zero to 44, each one is one too many! Grewal M, Singh T, Chopra T. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Aug 5:1-2. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31378210

Letter to the editor: Measles outbreak in Gothenbu ...

Letter to the editor: Measles outbreak in Gothenburg urban area, Sweden, 2017 to 2018: low viral load in breakthrough infections Bolotin S, Crowcroft NS, Hughes SL, De Serres G. Euro Surveill. 2019 ...

Letter to the editor: Measles outbreak in Gothenbu ...

Letter to the editor: Measles outbreak in Gothenburg urban area, Sweden, 2017 to 2018: low viral load in breakthrough infections Bolotin S, Crowcroft NS, Hughes SL, De Serres G. Euro Surveill. 2019 ...

Study on factors associated with seroprotection af ...

Study on factors associated with seroprotection after measles vaccination in children of 6-14 years in Eastern China Yan R, He H, Zhou Y, Xie S, Deng X, Tang X. Vaccine. 2019 Jul 31. pii ...

Study on factors associated with seroprotection af ...

Study on factors associated with seroprotection after measles vaccination in children of 6-14 years in Eastern China Yan R, He H, Zhou Y, Xie S, Deng X, Tang X. Vaccine. 2019 Jul 31. pii ...

Epidemiology of measles cases and phylogenetic an ...

  Epidemiology of measles cases and phylogenetic analysis of the virus circulated in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina during 2018: implications for elimination efforts Salimov ...

Modelling the importation risk of measles during t ...

Modelling the importation risk of measles during the Hajj Massad E, Wilder-Smith AB, Wilder-Smith A, Memish ZA. Lancet Infect Dis. 2019 Aug;19(8):806. https://www.thelancet.com/journals/l ...

Measles infection causing Bacillus Calmette-Guéri ...

Measles infection causing Bacillus Calmette-Guérin reactivation: a case report. Muthuvelu S, Lim KS, Huang LY, Chin ST, Mohan A. BMC Pediatr. 2019 Jul 24;19(1):251. https://www.ncbi.nlm ...

Using Serosurvey Data Triangulation for More Accur ...

Using Serosurvey Data Triangulation for More Accurate Vaccine Coverage Estimates: Measured and Modeled Coverage from Pakistan Household Survey Gong W, Hayford K, Shah MT, Iqbal J, Moss WJ, Moulton LH ...

Measles cases at highest point since 2006 as outbr ...

Measles cases at highest point since 2006 as outbreaks continue to spread. Mahase E. BMJ. 2019 Aug 13;366:l5141. https://www.bmj.com/content/366/bmj.l5141

Measles outbreak at an international airport: a Ho ...

Measles outbreak at an international airport: a Hong Kong perspective Hon KL, Leung AKC, Leung K, Chan GCF. Hong Kong Med J. 2019 Aug;25(4):331-333. https://www.hkmj.org/system/files/hkmj197962.pdf ...

Age-appropriate vaccination coverage and its assoc ...

Age-appropriate vaccination coverage and its associated factors for pentavalent 1-3 and measles vaccine doses, in northeast Ethiopia: A community-based cross-sectional study Marefiaw TA, Yenesew MA, ...

Management of a measles outbreak in a reception fa ...

Management of a measles outbreak in a reception facility for asylum seekers in Regensburg, Germany Lampl BMJ, Lang M, Pregler M, Zowe M, Beck R, Schönberger K. GMS Hyg Infect Control. ...

Immunisation of migrants in EU/EEA countries: Poli ...

Immunisation of migrants in EU/EEA countries: Policies and practices Giambi C, Del Manso M, Marchetti G, Olsson K, Adel Ali K, Declich S; Venice survey working group. Vaccine. 2019 Aug 23;37(36):543 ...

Comment on "Long-term measles-induced immunomodula ...

Comment on "Long-term measles-induced immunomodulation increases overall childhood infectious disease mortality" Thakkar N, McCarthy KA. Science. 2019 Jul 12;365(6449). https://science.science ...

On Measles, Vaccination, Social Media Activism and ...

On Measles, Vaccination, Social Media Activism and How to Win Back Our Role as our Patients Best Advocates Oehler RL. Clin Infect Dis. 2019 Jul 15. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31309980 ...

Coverage survey of Measles-Rubella mass vaccinatio ...

Coverage survey of Measles-Rubella mass vaccination campaign in a rural area in Tamil Nadu Priyadharshini, Jasmine A. J Family Med Prim Care. 2019 Jun;8(6):1884-1888. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih. ...

Mobilizing Against Measles: Physicians Face the Wo ...

Mobilizing Against Measles: Physicians Face the Worst National Outbreak in Decades Price S. Tex Med. 2019 Jul 1;115(7):22-2 https://read.qxmd.com/read/31334820/mobilizing-against-measles-physi ...

Cost-effectiveness of workplace vaccination agains ...

Cost-effectiveness of workplace vaccination against measles Coppeta L, Morucci L, Pietroiusti A, Magrini A. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2019 Jul 24:1-4. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31339463 ...

A call for improved occupational surveillance for ...

A call for improved occupational surveillance for measles in the United States Brown CK. Am J Infect Control. 2019 Jul 22. pii: S0196-6553(19)30643-1. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/ ...

The risk of non-specific hospitalised infections f ...

The risk of non-specific hospitalised infections following MMR vaccination given with and without inactivated vaccines in the second year of life. Comparative self-controlled case-series study in Engl ...

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