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REAL-TIME INVESTIGATION OF MEASLES EPIDEMICS WITH ...

Abstract below; full text, with tables and figures, is at http://www.biolsci.org/v08p0620.pdf As part of measles elimination effort, evaluation of the vaccination program and real-time ass ...Source: International Journal of Biological Sciences

EFFECTIVENESS AND TIMING OF VACCINATION DURING SCH ...

Abstract below; full text, with tables and figures, is at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3437694/pdf/11-1578.pdf   Despite high vaccination coverage in most European countries, la ...Source: Emerging Infectious Diseases

MEASLES — HORN OF AFRICA, 2010–2011

Abstract below; full text, with tables and figures, is at  http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6134a4.htm?s_cid=mm6134a4_w Severe drought, famine, war, large-scale population movements, ...Source: Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)

MEASLES IMMUNOMETRICS

Abstract below; full text is at  http://www.pnas.org/content/109/37/14724.full Measles Virus (MV) infection results in transient viremia that is cleared within approximately 2 weeks, coincident ...Source: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

PROLONGED PERSISTENCE OF MEASLES VIRUS RNA IS CHAR ...

Abstract below; full text, with figures, is at  http://www.pnas.org/search?fulltext=measles+virus+rna&submit=yes&x=7&y=14  Measles virus (MeV) is the poster child for acute inf ...

WHAT'S NEW THIS SATURDAY: MODELING CRS RISK FOR SO ...

IMPLICATIONS OF SPATIALLY HETEROGENEOUS VACCINATION COVERAGE FOR THE RISK OF CONGENITAL RUBELLA SYNDROME IN SOUTH AFRICA   1.    C. J. E. Metcalf1,2⇓, 2.   ...

A Report on the Large Measles Outbreak in Lyon, Fr ...

A report on the large measles outbreak in Lyon, France, 2010 to 2011 Eurosurveillance, Volume 17, Issue 36, 06 September 2012 Surveillance and outbreak reports Abstract and conclusions are bel ...

Evaluating Measles Vaccines: Can we Assess Cellula ...

  EVALUATING MEASLES VACCINES: CAN WE ASSESS CELLULAR IMMUNITY? Rory D de Vries and Rik L de Swart* * Author for correspondence Expert Review of Vaccines July 2012, Vol. 11, N ...

WHAT'S NEW THIS SUNDAY: TWO ON MEASLES, ONE ON RUB ...

TWO ON MEASLES, ONE ON RUBELLA EVALUATING MEASLES VACCINES: CAN WE ASSESS CELLULAR IMMUNITY? Rory D de Vries and Rik L de Swart* * Author for correspondence     Expert Rev ...

MEASLES REVACCINATION OF HIV SEROPOSITIVES

MEASLES REVACCINATION OF HIV SEROPOSITIVES ‘Measles revaccination induced high rates of seroprotection and memory in children receiving HAART.’ J Infect Dis. (2012) 206 (4): 512-522. ...

PREVALENCE AND CORRELATES OF PROTECTIVE MEASLES AN ...

  ·       PREVALENCE AND CORRELATES OF PROTECTIVE MEASLES ANTIBODY IN HIV-POSITIVE KENYAN CHILDREN ON HAART  L. Newman1, L. Ben-Youssef1, A. Gatuguta2, ...

SUSCEPTIBILITY TO MEASLES AMONG PERINATALLY HIV-PO ...

SUSCEPTIBILITY TO MEASLES AMONG PERINATALLY HIV-POSITIVE ADOLESCENTS AND YOUNG ADULTS  L. Morris1, R. Posada1, C. Hickman2, D. Latner2, T. Singh3, A. Rautenberg3, J. Jao4, W. Bellini2, R. ...

THE EFFECTS OF MEASLES ON DISEASE MARKERS IN HIV+ ...

  THE EFFECTS OF MEASLES ON DISEASE MARKERS IN HIV+ CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS LIVING IN BOTSWANA  Presented by Elizabeth R Wolf (Botswana).E.R. Wolf1,2, K.E. Wirth3, A. Ho-Foster4, D. G ...

GAVI ALLIANCE PROVIDES FRESH FUNDING FOR MEASLES

NEW INVESTMENT TOPS YEAR OF PROGRESS IN PROVIDING WORLD'S POOREST CHILDREN WITH EQUITABLE ACCESS TO LIFE-SAVING VACCINES WASHINGTON, D.C. 13 June 2012 — Seeking to address the devastating ...

GAVI ALLIANCE FUNDING FOR MEASLES

GAVI ALLIANCE FUNDING FOR MEASLES From the homepage of the GAVI Alliance: WASHINGTON, D.C. 13 June 2012 — Seeking to address the devastating resurgence of measles, the GAVI Alliance will p ...

PAHO NEWSLETTERS ON MEASLES/RUBELLA AND ON EPI

PAHO NEWSLETTERS ON MEASLES/RUBELLA AND EPI These weekly bulletins give regular updates on the progress of measles and rubella in the Americas. MEASLES/RUBELLA WEEKLY BULLETIN http://new.pa ...

THE FIRST MEASLES VACCINE

  THE FIRST MEASLES VACCINE Pediatrics, Vol. 128 No. 3 September 1, 2011, pp. 435 -437 The First Measles Vaccine Jeffrey P. Baker, MD, PhD + Author Affiliations Department of Pediatrics ...

MEASLES VACCINATION IN HEALTH CARE PERSONNEL

MEASLES VACCINATION IN HEALTH CARE PERSONNEL Reprinted with permission from the Publisher Wicker, S., Poland, G.A., 'Measles vaccination in health care personnel: Mandates, ethics, and patient ...

WHAT'S NEW THIS THURSDAY: FOUR ON MEASLES AND RUBE ...

FOUR ON MEASLES AND RUBELLA MEASLES VACCINATION IN HEALTH CARE PERSONNEL Reprinted with permission from the Publisher Wicker, S., Poland, G.A., 'Measles vaccination in health care pe ...

STRATEGIC ADVISORY GROUP OF EXPERTS ON MEASLES AND ...

COMMENTS FROM THE SAGE ON MEASLES AND RUBELLA  From the April 2012 meeting of WHO’s Strategic Advisory Group of Experts, published in the Weekly Epidemiological Record:   Only ...

NOTES FROM UGANDA'S NATIONAL WRAP-UP MEETING, 2012 ...

On Wednesday, 13 June 2012, the Ugandan Ministry of Health did a self-examination of the just completed integrated measles/polio campaign, covering all 112 districts of the country.   In this m ...

ASSESSMENT OF THE 2010 GLOBAL MEASLES MORTALITY RE ...

ASSESSMENT OF THE 2010 GLOBAL MEASLES MORTALITY REDUCTION GOAL: RESULTS FROM A MODEL OF SURVEILLANCE DATA The Lancet, Volume 379, Issue 9832, Pages 2173 - 2178, 9 June 2012   Full text is ...

MEASLES: THE BURDEN OF PREVENTABLE DEATHS

MEASLES: THE BURDEN OF PREVENTABLE DEATHS Walter A Orenstein a , Alan R Hinman b The Lancet, Volume 379, Issue 9832, Pages 2130 - 2131, 9 June 2012 Measles has been, and remains, a major killer ...

RESEARCH PRIORITIES FOR GLOBAL MEASLES AND RUBELLA ...

RESEARCH PRIORITIES FOR GLOBAL MEASLES AND RUBELLA CONTROL AND ERADICATION   Abstract below; full text is at http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0264410X12005944 In 2010, ...

THE MEASLES & RUBELLA INITIATIVE WELCOMES WHA COMM ...

THE MEASLES & RUBELLA INITIATIVE WELCOMES WORLD HEALTH ASSEMBLY COMMITMENT TO MEASLES AND RUBELLA ELIMINATION GOALS WASHINGTON, Friday, May 25, 2012 — The global partnership committed to ...

WHAT'S NEW THIS THURSDAY: FOUR ON MEASLES

WHAT'S NEW THIS THURSDAY: FOUR ON MEASLES THE MEASLES & RUBELLA INITIATIVE WELCOMES WORLD HEALTH ASSEMBLY COMMITMENT TO MEASLES AND RUBELLA ELIMINATION GOALS WASHINGTON, Friday, May 25, 201 ...

WHAT'S NEW THIS THURSDAY: FIVE ON MEASLES

WHAT'S NEW: FIVE ON MEASLES THE MEASLES & RUBELLA INITIATIVE WELCOMES WORLD HEALTH ASSEMBLY COMMITMENT TO MEASLES AND RUBELLA ELIMINATION GOALS WASHINGTON, Friday, May 25, 2012 — The ...

SINGLE ENDEMIC GENOTYPES OF MEASLES VIRUS CONTINUO ...

SINGLE ENDEMIC GENOTYPE OF MEASLES VIRUS CONTINUOUSLY CIRCULATING IN CHINA FOR AT LEAST 16 YEARS Zhang Y, Xu S, Wang H, Zhu Z, Ji Y, Liu C, Zhang X, Sun L, Zhou J, Lu P, Hu Y, Feng D, Zhang Z, Wa ...

MEASLES AMONG HEALTH CARE WORKERS: A POTENTIAL FOR ...

Measles among healthcare workers: a potential for nosocomial outbreaks Eurosurveillance, Volume 16, Issue 2, 13 January 2011 E Botelho-Nevers1,2, N Cassir1,2, P Minodier3, R Laporte3, P Gautret ...

NOSOCOMIAL TRANSMISSION OF MEASLES: AN UPDATED REV ...

NOSOCOMIAL TRANSMISSION OF MEASLES: AN UPDATED REVIEW. Botelho-Nevers E, Gautret P, Biellik R, Brouqui P. Source POLMIT Institut Hospitalo-Universitaire, Université Aix-Marseille, 27 Boul ...

THREE ITEMS ON NOSOCOMIAL MEASLES TRANSMISSION

THREE ON NOSOCOMIAL MEASLES TRANSMISSION   NOSOCOMIAL TRANSMISSION OF MEASLES: AN UPDATED REVIEW. Botelho-Nevers E, Gautret P, Biellik R, Brouqui P. Source POLMIT Institut Hospitalo ...

MEASLES IN THE 21ST CENTURY

  MEASLES IN THE 21ST CENTURY  E. Kim Mulholland, M.D., Ulla Kou Griffiths, M.Sc., and Robin Biellik, Ph.D. From the New England Journal of Medicine Barely 20 years ago, such a high pr ...

PROGRESS IN GLOBALMEASLES CONTROL, 2000-2010

PROGRESS IN GLOBAL MEASLES CONTROL, 2000–2010 Conclusions below; full text, in French and English, is at http://www.who.int/wer/2012/wer8705.pdf After 8 years of decreases, the number of r ...

GLOBAL MEASLES AND RUBELLA STRATEGIC PLAN

GLOBAL MEASLES AND RUBELLA STRATEGIC PLAN Full text, http://www.who.int/immunization/newsroom/Measles_Rubella_StrategicPlan_2012_2020.pdf From the Executive Summary: This Strategic Plan 2012&nd ...

GREATEST HITS ON MEASLES

GREATEST HITS ON MEASLES Since these updates started in 2008, 67 measles items have attracted 100 page views or more. Here they are, in descending order by number of page views To access any ite ...

WHAT'S NEW THIS WEEKEND: GREATEST HITS ON MEASLES

GREATEST HITS ON MEASLES Since these updates started in 2008, 67 measles items have attracted 100 page views or more. Here they are, in descending order by number of page views To access any i ...

WHY DO MEASLES OUTBREAKS OCCUR IN MIDDLE AND HIGHE ...

  WHY DO MEASLES OUTBREAKS OCCUR IN MIDDLE AND HIGHER-INCOME COMMUNITIES? Also at  http://measlesinitiative-blog.org/2012/02/17/why-do-measles-outbreaks-occur-in-middle-and-highe ...

MEASLES OUTBREAK IN AFRICA -- IS THERE A LINK TO T ...

 'In conclusion, the recommended vaccination schedule to eradicate measles may be inadequate in countries with a high proportion of adults and children with HIV-1. According to the findings prese ...

PROGRESS IN GLOBAL MEASLES CONTROL, 2000-2010

'To reverse the recent increase in global reported measles cases and to make further progress toward achieving 2015 objectives will require 1) overcoming declining political and financial commitments ...

WHAT'S NEW THIS THURSDAY; ZIMBABWE'S CASE BASED ME ...

ZIMBABWE’S CASE BASED MEASLES SURVEILLANCE From the Pan African Medical Journal: http://www.panafrican-med-journal.com/content/article/11/2/full/ Regis Choto, Addmore Chadambuka, Gerald ...

MODELING OF MEASLES

   MODELING OF MEASLES   ‘The most adequate model for the occurrences of measles in Bangladesh was the seasonal autoregressive integrated moving average  model.’ ...

CHALLENGES IN MEASURING MEASLES CASE FATALITY RATI ...

       ‘[W]e believe that accurate measles CFRs can be obtained from meticulously conducted    retrospective studies as we have outlined that take in ...

MULTIPLE CASES OF MEASLES AFTER EXPOSURE DURING AI ...

MULTIPLE CASES OF MEASLES AFTER EXPOSURE DURING AIR TRAVEL An interesting and well documented outbreak of measles from exposure during air travel. Also at http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/ ...

MULTIPLE CASES OF MEASLES AFTER EXPOSURE DURING AI ...

Far more people travel in intercity busses than in planes. Have I missed something, or do we have no published case reports of measles spread among bus passengers? MULTIPLE CASES OF MEASLES AFT ...

MEASLES ADVOCACY 10TH ANNUAL MEETING PRESENTATIONS ...

Measles Advocacy 10th Annual Meeting Presentations Available  More than 100 stakeholders in the Measles Initiative, including the founding partners,  donors including the Bill and Melinda G ...

MEASLES UPDATE

  Dr. Foege on measles elimination Dr. William Foege, amongst the world's most esteemed global public health experts, opened the recent Measles Initiative Annual Meeting in Wa ...

NOTES FROM THE TENTH ANNUAL MEASLES INITIATIVE MEE ...

TENTH ANNUAL MEASLES INITIATIVE MEETING HELD AT AMERICAN RED CROSS, WASHINGTON, D.C., 13-14 SEPTEMBER 2011   Tuesday Sessions   Athalia Christie introduced Ms Gail McGovern, President a ...

MEASLES VACCINATION AT 4 1/2 MONTHS

Protective efficacy of standard Edmonston-Zagreb measles vaccination in infants aged 4.5 months: interim analysis of a randomised clinical trial  Abstract is below. Full text, with figures, is ...

MEASLES ELIMINATION GOAL: IS IT FEASIBLE FOR INDIA ...

MEASLES ELIMINATION GOAL: IS IT FEASIBLE FOR INDIA?   Year : 2010  |  Volume : 54  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 190-193   ...

SUSCEPTIBILITY OF HEALTH CARE STUDENTS TO MEASLES, ...

Emerging Infectious Diseases, Volume 17, Number 9–September 2011 Letter Susceptibility of Health Care Students to Measles, Paris, France Pierre Loulergue,1 Jean-Paul Guthmann,1 Laure Fontenea ...

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. ...
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