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POINT OF CARE TEST FOR MEASLES DIAGNOSIS

  POINT OF CARE TEST FOR MEASLES DIAGNOSIS New kid on the block, >90 percent sensitive and >90 percent specific. What are the advantages of a point of care test? Where does it take ...

POINT OF CARE TEST FOR MEASLES DIAGNOSIS

  POINT OF CARE TEST FOR MEASLES DIAGNOSIS New kid on the block, >90 percent sensitive and >90 percent specific. What are the advantages of a point of care test? Where does it take i ...

INSTITUTE OF MEDICINE REPORT, 'ADVERSE EFFECTS OF ...

1)      ‘VACCINE CLEARED AGAIN AS AUTISM CULPRIT’ By GARDINER HARRIS New York Times, August 25, 2011 Yet another panel of scientists has found no evidence that ...

MEASLES REVIEW ARTICLE, MOSS & GRIFFIN

  MEASLES A review and discussion article,, by two authors from Johns Hopkins, from The Lancet From the authors’ conclusions: ‘The global public health community fac ...

RESPIRATORY ADMINISTRATION OF MEASLES VACCINE

  RESPIRATORY ADMINISTRATION OF MEASLES VACCINE An evaluation of respiratory administration of measles vaccine for prevention of acute lower respiratory infections in children Daisy Higgin ...

TWO METHODS FOR CALCULATING MEASLES MORTALITY

TWO METHODS FOR CALCULATING MEASLES MORTALITY  Comparison of LiST measles mortality model and WHO/IVB measles model Wei-Ju Chen Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg ...

AEROSOL MEASLES VACCINE AND ACUTE LOWER RESPIRATOR ...

An evaluation of respiratory administration of measles vaccine for prevention of acute lower respiratory infections in children Daisy Higginson1* , Evropi Theodoratou1* , Harish Nair1,2* , Tanvir Hud ...

TWO METHODS FOR CALCULATING MEASLES MORTALITY

TWO METHODS FOR CALCULATING MEASLES MORTALITY Comparison of LiST measles mortality model and WHO/IVB measles model Wei-Ju Chen Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of ...

X: MEASLES ELIMINATION IN WESTERN PACIFIC REGION

  X: MEASLES ELIMINATION IN WESTERN PACIFIC REGION   Progress and Challenges for Measles Elimination by 2012 in the Western Pacific Region 1.   David H. Sniadack, Jorge Mendo ...

IX: MEASLES UPDATES FROM SOUTH EAST ASIA REGION

IX:  UPDATES FROM SOUTH EAST ASIA REGION South-East Asia Regional Update on Measles Mortality Reduction and Elimination, 2003–2008 1.   Patrick M. O'Connor1,  Jayantha B. ...

VIII: MEASLES ELIMINATION IN THE EUROPEAN REGION

VIII: MEASLES ELIMINATION IN THE EUROPEAN REGION What Will It Take to Achieve Measles Elimination in the World Health Organization European Region: Progress From 2003–2009 and Essential Acceler ...

VII: REGIONAL AND COUNTRY EXPERIENCES WITH MEASLES ...

    VII: REGIONAL AND COUNTRY EXPERIENCES, MIDEAST   Progress Toward Measles Elimination in the Eastern Mediterranean Region 1.   Boubker Naouri1,  Hinda Ahmed1, & ...

VI: REGIONAL AND COUNTRY EXPERIENCES, MEASLES ELIM ...

  VI: REGIONAL AND COUNTRY EXPERIENCES, AMERICAN REGION   The Americas: Paving the Road Toward Global Measles Eradication 1.   Carlos Castillo-Solorzano C1, Cuauhtémoc ...

V: REGIONAL AND COUNTRY EXPERIENCES, AFRICA REGION ...

Herewith, abstracts on regional and country experiences with measles control and elimination from six regions.   Items V through X, like items I through IV, appear in this month’s Journal ...

IV: MEASLES VACCINE SAFETY AND EFFECTIVENESS

MEASLES VACCINE SAFETY AND EFFECTIVENESS Field Effectiveness of Live Attenuated Measles-Containing Vaccines: A Review of Published Literature 1.   Amra Uzicanin and 2.   Laur ...

III: ECONOMIC STUDIES ON MEASLES AND MEASLES ERADI ...

ECONOMIC STUDIES Global Eradication of Measles: An Epidemiologic and Economic Evaluation 1.   Ann Levin1, 2.   Colleen Burgess2, 3.   Louis P. Garrison Jr.3, 4. ...

I: EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT MEASLES BUT ...

EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT MEASLES BUT WERE AFRAID TO ASK Many thanks to the indispensable Jane Wachira, who, on the eve of her holiday, assembled 35 pages of abstracts from the forthcom ...

II: FEASIBILITY OF MEASLES ERADICATION

II: FEASIBILITY OF MEASLES ERADICATION Biological Feasibility of Measles Eradication 1.   William J. Moss1 and 2.   Peter Strebel2  + Author Affiliations 1. & ...

EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT MEASLES BUT WE ...

EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT MEASLES BUT WERE AFRAID TO ASK Many thanks to the indispensable Jane Wachira, who, on the eve of her holiday, assembled 35 pages of abstracts from the forthcom ...

FACTORS PRECIPITATING OUTBREAKS OF MEASLES IN DIST ...

FACTORS PRECIPITATING OUTBREAKS OF MEASLES IN DISTRICT KANGRA OF NORTH INDIA: A CASE-CONTROL STUDY How many places could add items to this list of recommendations from Himachal Pradesh? Recommendati ...

FACTORS PRECIPITATING OUTBREAKS OF MEASLES IN DIST ...

FACTORS PRECIPITATING OUTBREAKS OF MEASLES IN DISTRICT KANGRA OF NORTH INDIA: A CASE-CONTROL STUDY How many places could add items to this list of recommendations from Himachal Pradesh? Recommendati ...

ABSTRACTS ON MEASLES

Dear All, Next month, the Journal of Infectious Diseases will publish a supplement devoted to measles and CRS, ‘Global Progress Toward Measles Eradication and Prevention of Rubella and Congenit ...

MEASLES, AN UNDERUSED VACCINE

GAVI’s mandate includes the provision of new and underused vaccines. It is natural that the London pledging conference will emphasize the introduction of vaccines not currently in use in most de ...

ACCELERATING MEASLES CONTROL IN INDIA: THE OPPORT ...

Will the world's most populous democracy do the right thing?INDIAN PEDIATRICS 939 VOLUME 46 Accelerating Measles Control in India: Opportunity and Obligation to Act Now T JACOB JOHN*AND PANNA CHOUDH ...

VACCINES: THE CASE OF MEASLES

Best viewed at http://www.nature.com/news/2011/110525/full/473434a.html  Published online 25 May 2011 | Nature 473, 434-435 (2011) | doi:10.1038/473434a News Feature Vaccines: The case of me ...

MEASLES IN THE US: GOING, GOING, NOT GONE

Two items on measles in the US from the Journal of Infectious Diseases. One elephant in the parlor is that measles in the industrialized countries, though at very low levels of incidence, impose ...

LOW TITERS OF MEASLES ANTIBODY IN MOTHERS WHOSE IN ...

  ‘The mean measles neutralizing titer in 18 vaccinated mothers without natural boosting were significantly lower than that in 13 age-match women with the histories of clinical measles.&rs ...

CSU 135/2011: RESPIRATORY ADMINISTRATION OF MEASL ...

Full text, with figures, is at http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(09)62028-6/fulltext Saad B Omer a b c , Girish S Hiremath d, Neal A Halsey e With 279 000 reported ...

CSU 122/2011: DATA NEEDED FOR MODELING OF MEASLES ...

Szusz and colleagues review existing datasets  and look at those needed properly to model measles in developing  countries. 'The classic threshold result describing the critical proport ...

MEASLES IN AFRICA, 2009-2010/ LA ROUGEOLE EN AFRIQ ...

MEASLES IN AFRICA/ LA ROUGEOLE EN AFRIQUE Measles outbreaks and progress towards meeting measles pre-elimination goals: WHO African Region, 2009–2010 From the Weekly Epidemiological Record, in ...

MEASLES ERADICATION: 'NO' TO THE SKEPTICS

    Athalia Christie a , Andrea Gay b    The recommendation by David Heymann and colleagues (Nov 20, p 1719)1 that high routine immunisation coverage be a prerequisite for meas ...

FEASIBILITY OF MEASLES ERADICATION

Meeting in Geneva last November, WHO's Strategic Advisory Group of Experts pronounced on several aspects of the work of EPI. The summary conclusions of the SAGE, in French and English, are av ...

MEASLES AMONG HEALTHCARE WORKERS

 MEASLES AMONG HEALTHCARE WORKERS  Complete text, with figures, is at http://www.eurosurveillance.org/ViewArticle.aspx?ArticleId=19764   Related articles Spotlight on measles 20 ...

SIMULATING MEASLES AND RUBELLA ELIMINATION LEVELS ...

CSU 24/2011:  SIMULATING MEASLES AND RUBELLA ELIMINATION LEVELS ACCORDING TO SOCIAL STRATIFICATION AND INTERACTION In looking at data on diseases targeted for elimination, one has to account for ...

TWO ON MEASLES (GUINEA-BISSAU, US)

CSU 16/2011: TWO ON MEASLES (GUINEA-BISSAU, US): NON-SPECIFIC EFFECTS OF MEASLES VACCINATION/ MEASLES IN THE US DURING THE POST-ELIMINATION ERA From Guinea-Bissau, suggestive data on the effects of me ...

MONITORING PROGRESS TOWARDS MEASLES ELIMINATION

CSU 14: MONITORING PROGRESS TOWARDS MEASLES ELIMINATION  ‘As of 2010, the WHO Region of the Americas has eliminated measles, and 4 of the remaining 5 Regions have adopted a measles-elimina ...

GLOBAL PROGRESS IN MEASLES CONTROL AND MEASLES MOR ...

CSU 53/2008: GLOBAL PROGRESS IN MEASLES CONTROL AND MEASLES MORTALITY REDUCTION  For those observing Eid, Hanukkah or Christmas this month, the item below is a nice holiday gift.Ac ...

PREDICTED IMPACT OF HIV 1 ON MEASLES IN DEVELOPING ...

                       CSU 45/2008: PREDICTED IMPACT OF HIV 1 ON MEASLES IN DEVELOPING COU ...

RESURGENT MEASLES IN THE US, 2008

  RESURGENT MEASLES IN THE US, 2008  This recent editorial from the New York Times highlights the near doubling, in 2008, of measles cases. The resurgence of measles owes much ...

SEASONALITY AND THE PERSISTENCE AND INVASION OF ME ...

 CHILD SURVIVAL UPDATE 32/2008: SEASONALITY AND THE PERSISTENCE AND INVASION OF MEASLESThe UN believes that more than half the world's people now live in townsand cities. It is therefore incum ...

MEASLES PRE-ELIMINATION GOAL, WHO/AFRO

CSU 23/2008: MEASLES PRE-ELIMINATION GOAL  PRE-ELIMINATION OF MEASLES, WHO/AFRO  Until quite recently, the African region of WHO has been committed to  measles mortality redu ...

REVIEW ON AEROSOL MEASLES VACCINES/ FEASIBILITY OF ...

Dear All,  CHILD SURVIVAL UPDATE 20/2008: TWO ON MEASLES/BOOK REVIEW/READER FEEDBACK (2)  1) AEROSOL MEASLES VACCINE  In this abstract, available in full to Vaccine ...

GLOBAL MEASLES UPDATE

CSU 9/2008: GLOBAL MEASLES UPDATE  Except for breast feeding, which is free, measles vaccination is the most cost effective life saving intervention in the armamentarium of public healt ...

POLIO COMPARED TO MEASLES

� CSU 5/2008: POLIO COMPARED TO MEASLES/ACPE PRESENTATION/WHO� POLIO RESOLUTION� � � 1) RESPONSE TO READER QUERY: POLIO COMPARED TO MEASLES� � In the first update of 2008, I asked reader ...

MEASLES ELIMINATION IN AUSTRALIA AND 17 EUROPEAN C ...

CHILD SURVIVAL UPDATE 14/2008: TWO ON MEASLES  1) MEASLES ELIMINATION IN AUSTRALIA AND 17 EUROPEAN COUNTRIES  The present decade, starting with the 2001 creation of the Measles P ...

EQUALITY OF ACCESS FOR MEASLES VACCINATION/ AEROSO ...

CHILD SURVIVAL UPDATE 13/2008: THREE ON MEASLES/READER FEEDBACK   1) HIGHER MEASLES VACCINATION COVERAGE AND EQUALITY OF ACCESS  In their review of data from 21 Demographic an ...

NEW LOOK ON MI HOMEPAGE; CONTRIBUTION OF ROUTINE V ...

   READER FEEDBACK ON MEASLES Readers Athalia Christie and Robert Steinglass both respond to the update on progress of measles mortality reduction.   Athalia reminds all students of ...

POPULATION IMMUNITY TO MEASLES IN ZAMBIAN CHILDREN ...

CSU 9/2009: Population Immunity to Measles in Zambian Children  Writing in a recent number of  The Lancet, Sara Lowther and colleagues show absence of measles vaccination antibodies in ...

MEASLES ELIMINATION IN CHINA AND WESTERN PACIFIC/ ...

  1) Measles Elimination in China and Western Pacific Of the six WHO regions, four, including the Western Pacific, are committed to time limited elimination of measles. Within WPR, China ...

IMPORTANCE OF URBAN MEASLES TRANSMISSION/ MEASLES ...

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PANUM ON MEASLES, SNOW ON CHOLERA

  CSU 23/2009: PANUM ON MEASLES, SNOW ON CHOLERA   With fear and trembling, I am stepping back from current topics for a while in order to run a few classics from the epidemiologists on wh ...

CSU 48/2009: THREE ON MEASLES

CSU 48/2009: THREE ON MEASLES  WHO has been working overtime on measles.  Item 1) is the WHO Secretariat's report to the WHO Executive Board on prospects for measles eradication.  Item ...

MEASLES OUTBREAKS: THREE LESSONS FROM THREE COUNTR ...

MEASLES OUTBREAKS: THREE LESSONS FROM THREE COUNTRIES From South Africa, we learn that failure to vaccinate was the main driver  in their recent outbreak, though vaccine take rates were some ...

AMRIRIA PRONECT/ OPTIMUM AGE FOR MEASLES VACCINATI ...

AMMRIRIRA PROJECT/ OPTIMUM AGE FOR MEASLES VACCINATION/ MEASLES IN BERLIN/ IN MEMORIAM, UMARU YAR'ADUA 1) Approved Statement on AMMRIRIA Project for Task Force and Partner Websites For Immediate Rel ...

PANUM ON MEASLES IN THE FAROE ISLANDS

PANUM  ON MEASLES IN THE FAROE ISLANDS   Peter Panum's classic Observations Made During The Epidemic of Measles on The Faroe Islands inThe Year 1846 describes in detail a virgin soil outbr ...

TRAINING PACKAGE ON MEASLES CONTROL/ MEASLES MORTA ...

CSU 74/2009: FOUR ON MEASLES  The Measles Initiative is a partnership committed to reducing measles deaths globally. Launched in 2001, the Measles Initiative-led by the Americ ...

EVIDENCE ON MEASLES VACCINATION/ EVIDENCE ON TWO D ...

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THE RESEARCH AGENDA FOR MEASLES

  CSU 61/2010:   THE RESEARCH AGENDA FOR MEASLES  Writing in the PanAfrican Medical Journal, Robin Biellik proposes research priorities for measles as the world moves from measle ...

BAD PRACTICES IN MEASLES VACCINATION

                             CSU 08/2010: Bad Practices in M ...

MEASLES ERADICATION DISCUSSIONS AT THE WORLD HEAL ...

CSU 66/2010:  MEASLES ERADICATION DISCUSSIONS AT THE WORLD HEALTH ASSEMBLY On 20 May, the World Health Assembly reviewed the Secretariat report (see URL address and excerpts, below, along with a ...
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