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MEASLES OUTBREAK IN GREATER MANCHESTER, ENGLAND, O ...

". . .measures were taken to control this prolonged outbreak: setting up incident management teams to control local outbreaks, a concerted immunisation catch-up campaign (initially local then nation ...

NOTES FROM THE FIELD: MEASLES TRANSMISSION AT A DO ...

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report Also at http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6350a9.htm December 19, 2014 / 63(50);1211-1211 Jared S. Vega, JD1, Miguel Escobedo, MD1, Cynthia R. Schul ...

EVALUATION OF INVALID VACCINE DOSES IN 31 COUNTRIE ...

"We found that in most African countries a relevant proportion of vaccines were administered at ages or intervals not compliant with established recommendations." Manas K. Akmatova, b, , , ...

INNOVATIVE APPLICATIONS OF IMMUNISATION REGISTRATI ...

INNOVATIVE APPLICATIONS OF IMMUNISATION REGISTRATION INFORMATION SYSTEMS: EXAMPLE OF IMPROVED MEASLES CONTROL IN TAIWAN Eurosurveillance, Volume 19, Issue 50, 18 December 2014 D P Liu1,2, E T Wang3, ...

CHARACTERIZING THE DYNAMICS OF RUBELLA RELATIVE TO ...

CHARACTERIZING THE DYNAMICS OF RUBELLA RELATIVE TO MEASLES: THE ROLE OF STOCHASTICITY Ganna Rozhnova, C. Jessica E. Metcalf, Bryan T. Grenfell Abstract and introduction are below; full text, with fi ...

IDENTIFICATION OF SEROLOGIC MARKERS FOR SCHOOL-AGE ...

IDENTIFICATION OF SEROLOGIC MARKERS FOR SCHOOL-AGED CHILDREN WITH CONGENITAL RUBELLA SYNDROME Terri B. Hyde1, Helena Keico Sato3, LiJuan Hao1, Brendan Flannery1,2, Qi ...

IMMUNITY TO POLIO, MEASLES AND RUBELLA IN WOMEN OF ...

Where clinical data are lacking, seroprevalence results can serve to generate incidence estimates of congenital rubella syndrome. Mao B1, Chheng K2, Wannemuehler K3, Vynnycky E4, Buth S2, Soeung SC ...

PROGRESS TOWARDS MEASLES ELIMINATION IN SINGAPORE

PROGRESS TOWARDS MEASLES ELIMINATION IN SINGAPORE Vaccine, Volume 32, Issue 51, 5 December 2014, Pages 6927–6933 Hanley J. Hoa, , , Constance Lowb, Li Wei Angb, Jeffery L. Cutterb ...

VACCINE-PREVENTABLE DISEASES AND VACCINATIONS AMON ...

Another contribution to the literature on nosocomial transmission of measles. Vaccine, volume 32, Issue 38, Pages 4813-4880 (27 August 2014) Edited by Helena C. Maltezou and Gregory A. Poland A ...

RESURGENCE OF MEASLES IN A COUNTRY OF ELIMINATION: ...

RESURGENCE OF MEASLES IN A COUNTRY OF ELIMINATION: INTERIM ASSESSMENT AND CURRENT CONTROL MEASURES IN THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA IN EARLY 2014 Yang TU1, Kim JW1, Eom HE1, Oh HK1, Kim ES1, Kang HJ2, Nam JG ...

TOP DOZEN ITEMS ON MEASLES AND RUBELLA, 2014

TOP DOZEN ITEMS ON MEASLES AND RUBELLA, 2014 To access an item, type the first words of the title in the search engine, upper right corner of the childsurvival.net webpage. EPIDEMIOL ...

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TOP TEN ITEMS ON DISEASE ERADICATION, 2014 To access an item, type the first words of the title in the search engine, upper right corner of the childsurvival.net webpage. ITEMS   &nbs ...

TOP TEN ITEMS ON ROUTINE IMMUNIZATION, 2014

  TOP TEN ITEMS ON ROUTINE IMMUNIZATION, 2014 To access an item, type the first words of the title in the search engine, upper right corner of the childsurvival.net webpage. ITEMS  & ...

ELIMINATION OF ENDEMIC MEASLES, RUBELLA, AND CONGE ...

ELIMINATION OF ENDEMIC MEASLES, RUBELLA, AND CONGENITAL RUBELLA SYNDROME FROM THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE: THE US EXPERIENCE Papania MJ1, Wallace GS2, Rota PA1, Icenogle JP1, Fiebelkorn AP2, Armstrong GL2 ...

VACCINATION COVERAGE FOR MEASLES, MUMPS AND RUBELL ...

VACCINATION COVERAGE FOR MEASLES, MUMPS AND RUBELLA IN ANTHROPOSOPHICAL SCHOOLS IN GELDERLAND, THE NETHERLANDS   Eur J Public Health. 2014 Nov 17. pii: cku178. [Epub ahead of print]   ...

IMPACT OF POPULATION SIZE ON INCIDENCE OF RUBELLA ...

IMPACT OF POPULATION SIZE ON INCIDENCE OF RUBELLA AND MEASLES IN COMPARISON WITH THAT OF OTHER INFECTIOUS DISEASES Yoshikura H.   Abstract below; full text is at https://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/a ...

PREDICTABILITY IN A HIGHLY STOCHASTIC SYSTEM: FINA ...

PREDICTABILITY IN A HIGHLY STOCHASTIC SYSTEM: FINAL SIZE OF MEASLES EPIDEMICS IN SMALL POPULATIONS  Caudron Q1, Mahmud AS2, Metcalf CJ3, Gottfreðsson M4, Viboud C5, Cliff AD6, Grenfell ...

MEASLES -- THE EPIDEMIOLOGY OF ELIMINATION

MEASLES – THE EPIDEMIOLOGY OF ELIMINATION David N. Durrheima, , , Natasha S. Crowcroftb, c, Peter M. Strebeld  Excerpt: “In low prevalence elimination environments IgM ...

EMERGENCY SETTINGS: BE PREPARED TO VACCINATE PERSO ...

EMERGENCY SETTINGS: BE PREPARED TO VACCINATE PERSONS AGED 15 AND OVER AGAINST MEASLES Reinhard Kaiser + Author Affiliations Immunization, Vaccines, and Emergencies, WHO Regional Office f ...

MEASLES OUTBREAK RESPONSE AMONG ADOLESCENT AND ADU ...

MEASLES OUTBREAK RESPONSE AMONG ADOLESCENT AND ADULT SOMALI REFUGEES DISPLACED BY FAMINE IN KENYA AND ETHIOPIA, 2011 Navarro-Colorado C1, Mahamud A1, Burton A2, Haskew C3, Maina GK4, Wagacha JB2, Ahm ...

TAKING STOCK OF MEASLES AND RUBELLA ELIMINATION IN ...

From the homepage of the W.H.O. European Regionhttp://www.euro.who.int/en/health-topics/disease-prevention/vaccines-and-immunization/news/news/2014/11/taking-stock-of-measles-and-rubella-elimination-i ...

TAKING STOCK OF MEASLES AND RUBELLA ELIMINATION IN ...

From the homepage of the W.H.O. European Regionhttp://www.euro.who.int/en/health-topics/disease-prevention/vaccines-and-immunization/news/news/2014/11/taking-stock-of-measles-and-rubella-elimination-i ...

JOINT STATEMENT ON 2013 MEASLES MORTALITY DATA

http://www.measlesrubellainitiative.org/joint-statement-measles-rubella-initiative-newly-released-2013-measles-mortality-data/

GLOBAL PROGRESS TOWARDS REGIONAL MEASLES ELIMINATI ...

GLOBAL PROGRESS TOWARDS REGIONAL MEASLES ELIMINATION, WORLDWIDE, 2000-2013   Excerpt below; full text, with tables, is at http://www.who.int/wer/2014/wer8946.pdf?ua=1   During 2000&ndas ...

RUBELLA IN POLAND IN 2012

RUBELLA IN POLAND IN 2012 Przegl Epidemiol. 2014;68(2):195-9, 319-21.  [Article in English, Polish] Rogalska J. Abstract below; abstract and full text at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/ ...

CASE BASED RUBELLA SURVEILLANCE IN ABIA STATE, SOU ...

CASE BASED RUBELLA SURVEILLANCE IN ABIA STATE, SOUTH EAST NIGERIA, 2007-2011. PeerJ. 2014 Sep 30;2:e580. doi: 10.7717/peerj.580. eCollection 2014. Umeh CA1, Onyi SC2. Author information 1Depart ...

MEASLES CASE-BASED SURVEILLANCE AND OUTBREAK RESPO ...

MEASLES CASE-BASED SURVEILLANCE AND OUTBREAK RESPONSE IN NIGERIA AN UPDATE FOR CLINICIANS AND PUBLIC HEALTH PROFESSIONALS E.E Isere1 and A.A Fatiregun1 Ann Ib Postgrad Med. Jun 2014 12(1): 15 ...

WHY YOU SHOULD WORRY LESS ABOUT EBOLA AND MORE ABO ...

WHY YOU SHOULD WORRY LESS ABOUT EBOLA AND MORE ABOUT MEASLES     William Moss   Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Head of ...

MOUNTING A GOOD OFFENSE AGAINST MEASLES

An editorial by  Walter Orenstein at www.nejm.org More measles cases have been reported in the United States so far in 2014 — 592 cases from January 1 to August 29 — than during ...

COMPARING MEASLES WITH PREVIOUS ERADICATION PROGRA ...

More than 22 years have passed since the launching of the polio eradication initiative by the World Health Assembly (WHA) in 1988, the last of 5 global eradication activities initiated in the second h ...Source: Journal of Infectious Diseases

ERADICATING AND ELIMINATING INFECTIOUS DISEASES: P ...

What lessons can be learnt from smallpox eradication or which other eradication or elimination programmes can be applied to other programmes? Some key lessons include the need to understand the epidem ...Source: Indian Journal of Public Health

COST-EFFECTIVENESS OF SUPPLEMENTARY IMMUNIZATION F ...

One of the key activities for improving measles immunization coverage rates is Supplemental Immunization Activity (SIA), in low coverage states or countries. In the past, countries in the Americas hav ...Source: Indian Paediatrics

STRATEGIC PLANNING FOR MEASLES CONTROL: USING DATA ...

Although considerable progress in measles control has been made with average global measles vaccination coverage reaching 82% in 2009, many countries continue to face challenges optimizing resources t ...Source: Journal of Infectious Diseases

INFECTIOUS DISEASES AND VACCINATION STRATEGIES: HO ...

Since the days of Jenner and Pasteur, inducing an immune response to infectious diseases by the way of vaccination has become a widely applied intervention to keep people healthy. Globally, the popula ...Source: ISRN Preventive Medicine

EIGHT ITEMS ON SUBACUTE SCLEROSING PANENCEPHALITIS ...

EIGHT ITEMS ON SUBACUTE SCLEROSING PANENCEPHALITIS SUBACUTE SCLEROSING PANENCEPHALITIS IN PAPUA NEW GUINEA  http://www.measlesupdates.org/?content=com_articles&artid=2013   EPID ...

EPIDEMIOLOGY OF SUBACUTE SCLEROSING PANENCEPHALITI ...

PLoS One. 2013 Jul 9;8(7) EPIDEMIOLOGY OF SUBACUTE SCLEROSING PANENCEPHALITIS (SSPE) IN GERMANY FROM 2003 TO 2009: A RISK ESTIMATION. Schönberger K1, Ludwig MS, Wildner M, Weissbrich B. Abstra ...

SUBACUTE SCLEROSING PANENCEPHALITIS IN PAPUA NEW G ...

SUBACUTE SCLEROSING PANENCEPHALITIS IN PAPUA NEW GUINEAN CHILDREN: THE COST OF CONTINUING INADEQUATE MEASLES VACCINE COVERAGE Laurens Manning, Moses Laman, [...], and Timothy M. E. Davis Abstract, s ...

REVIEW OF THE EFFECT OF MEASLES VACCINATION ON THE ...

REVIEW OF THE EFFECT OF MEASLES VACCINATION ON THE EPIDEMIOLOGY OF SSPE H Campbell1, N Andrews2, K E Brown3 and E Miller1,* + Author Affiliations 1 Immunisation Department, Health Prote ...

MEASLES VIRAL LOAD MAY REFLECT SSPE DISEASE PROGRE ...

Virol J. 2006 Jun 21;3:49. MEASLES VIRAL LOAD MAY REFLECT SSPE DISEASE PROGRESSION Kühne Simmonds M1, Brown DW, Jin L. Abstract below; full text is at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/ ...

DISTINGUISHING VACCINE EFFICACY AND EFFECTIVENESS

The interchangeable use of terms used to measure and parameterize vaccine efficacy and effectiveness can lead to inaccurate parameterization of epidemiological models and needs to be made explicit.&nb ...Source: Vaccine

EFFECTIVENESS OF MEASLES VACCINATION AND VITAMIN A ...

Multiple reviews of measles vaccine and vitamin A treatment effectiveness have been published. However, most measles vaccine reviews have employed serologic data to determine effect estimates for ...Source: International Journal of Epidemiology

HIGHER RISK OF MEASLES WHEN THE FIRST DOSE OF A 2- ...

Immunogenicity studies suggest that approximately 90% of children who fail to respond to a first MCV dose will seroconvert following a second dose. A 2-dose measles immunization schedule has therefore ...Source: Clinical Infectious Diseases

EFFECTIVENESS AND TIMING OF VACCINATION DURING SCH ...

Although some studies suggest that mass outbreak-response vaccination campaigns will not stop measles epidemics because of the rapid spread of the disease, other studies, which used more recent data, ...Source: Emerging Infectious Diseases

MEASLES IN POLAND IN 2012

Przegl Epidemiol. 2014;68(2):187-90, 313-6. Measles in Poland in 2012. [Article in English, Polish] Rogalska J, Karasek E, Paradowska-Stankiewicz I. Author information Department of Epide ...

NATIONAL, STATE, AND SELECTED LOCAL AREA VACCINATI ...

NATIONAL, STATE, AND SELECTED LOCAL AREA VACCINATION COVERAGE AMONG CHILDREN AGED 19-35 MONTHS – UNITED STATES, 2013 MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Aug 29;63(34):741-8.   Elam-Eva ...

TIMELY MEASLES VACCINATION IN TIANJIN, CHINA: A CR ...

TIMELY MEASLES VACCINATION IN TIANJIN, CHINA: A CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDY OF IMMUNIZATION RECORDS AND MOTHERS BMC Public Health. 2014 Aug 29;14:888. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-888. Wagner AL1, Zhang Y, M ...

MOLECULAR EPIDEMIOLOGY OF MEASLES VIRUS IN SHANGHA ...

MOLECULAR EPIDEMIOLOGY OF MEASLES VIRUS INFECTION IN SHANGHAI IN 2000-2012: THE FIRST APPEARANCE OF GENOTYPE D8 Braz J Infect Dis. 2014 Oct 1. pii: S1413-8670(14)00174-3. doi: 10.1016/j.bjid.2014.05 ...

COCHRANE REVIEW: USING THE COMBINED VACCINE FOR PR ...

COCHRANE REVIEW: USING THE COMBINED VACCINE FOR PROTECTION OF CHILDREN AGAINST MEASLES, MUMPS AND RUBELLA Demicheli V, Rivetti A, Debalini MG, Di Pietrantonj C Published Online:  15 February 2 ...

DESCRIPTION OF A LARGE MEASLES EPIDEMIC IN DEMOCRA ...

A large measles epidemic began in DRC in October 2010. This outbreak affected six provinces. In all affected provinces, follow up SIAs campaigns were scheduled for 2010 but had not yet been conducted ...Source: Conflict and Health

AN OUTBREAK OF ADULT MEASLES BY NOSOCOMIAL TRANSMI ...

The incidence of measles in Xiaoshan County of Zhejiang Province in China decreased to the lowest historical level in 2010 to 2.82/100 000 population compared to that of 2008, when it was 16.31/100 00 ...Source: International Journal of Infectious Diseases

MEASLES VIRUS SPREAD INITIATED AT INTERNATIONAL MA ...

Infected but not yet symptomatic individuals can spread measles virus to others and may not be recognised as a source of infection. At mass gatherings (MGs), the high number of participants in a crowd ...Source: Euro Surveillance and Outbreaks Report

MEASLES OUTBREAKS IN DISPLACED POPULATIONS: A REVI ...

Several outbreaks have been reported among refugees and other emergency settings due to their characteristic massive population displacements, overcrowding, high population densities and low vaccinati ...Source: BMC International Health and Human Rights

PREGNANCY AND SUSCEPTIBILITY TO INFECTIOUS DISEASE ...

In the 1950s, the transplant immunologist Peter Medawar proposed that during pregnancy there is a general maternal immune suppression in order to assure tolerance of the semiallogeneic fetus. since th ...Source: Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

LOWER TRANSPLACENTAL ANTIBODY TRANSPORT FOR MEASLE ...

Maternal Immunoglobulin G (IgG) is transported across the placenta (transplacental transport) by an active, receptor mediated process during pregnancy thereby protecting term infants against infection ...Source: PLoS One

VACCINATION DURING PREGNANCY

Theoretically the live attenuated virus in a vaccine could cross the placenta and result in viral infection of the fetus. Owing to this concern, most live attenuated vaccines, including the measles-mu ...Source: Canadian Family Physician

EMERGING INFECTIONS AND PREGNANCY

Although knowledge of the immunology of pregnancy has evolved tremendously over the past decade, many unanswered questions remain, such as how immune function is altered during pregnancy and how this ...Source: Emerging Infectious Diseases

THE ECONOMIC BURDEN OF SIXTEEN MEASLES OUTBREAKS O ...

In 2011 the US experienced a marked increase in measles cases and outbreaks. All initial measles cases in these outbreaks were import-associated, defined as meeting one or more of the following criter ...Source: Vaccine

ECONOMIC CONSIDERATIONS FOR THE ERADICATION ENDGAM ...

Eradication of a global scourge is an audacious undertaking. Its achievement depends on the cooperation of nearly every community in every country. It requires pushing a complex biological–socia ...Source: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences

THE ECONOMIC DISEASE BURDEN OF MEASLES IN JAPAN AN ...

Between 1999 and 2003, Japan experienced a series of measles epidemics. During these epidemics, there were approximately 100,000 to 200,000 estimated cases during this time. The measles epidemics of 1 ...Source: BMC Health Services Research

USING COST-EFFECTIVENESS ANALYSIS TO SUPPORT RESEA ...

The current measles vaccine technology—a reconstituted, lyophilized, live-attenuated vaccine delivered by subcutaneous injection—has been the standard for the past 4 decades in developing ...Source: Journal of Infectious Diseases
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