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ASSESSING THE COST-EFFECTIVENESS OF MEASLES ELIMIN ...

Using a dynamic age-structured compartmental model of measles transmission this report simulates scenarios and estimates health outcomes and costs for measles mortality reduction and measles eliminati ...Source: Journal of Infectious Diseases

SUPPLEMENTAL IMMUNIZATION ACTIVITIES (SIAS) IN SOU ...

Supplemental immunization activities in South Africa are reviewed with an epidemiological cost model to determine the cost-effectiveness of the 2010 campaign. This report documents variations in cost- ...Source: Global Health Action

RUBELLA VACCINATION OF UNKNOWINGLY PREGNANT WOMEN ...

Evidence suggesting that there is no risk of CRS in providing Rubella containing vaccines to mothers just before or during pregnancy. Full text available at http://jid.oxfordjournals.org/content/204 ...Source: Journal of Infectious Diseases

BURDEN OF CONGENITAL RUBELLA SYNDROME (CRS) IN IND ...

Full text review of Congenital Rubella Syndrome in India aimed at describing the prevalence and its contribution to long term handicaps. The study in addition estimates the susceptibility to Rubella i ...Source: Journal of Indian Paediatricts

IMPACT OF BIRTH RATE, SEASONALITY AND TRANSMISSION ...

This study looks at the policy recommendation to use Rubella vaccines in countries with heterogenous MCV coverage of 80%. Proposes the variable application of the policy based on other in-country para ...Source: Epidemiology and Infection

IMPLICATIONS OF SPATIALLY HETEROGENEOUS VACCINATIO ...

A review of hetergenous vaccination coverage and its effects on burden of Congenital Rubella Syndrome in South Africa. The study discusses the importance of private sector in RCV vaccinations and thus ...Source: Journal of the Royal Society Interface

DOUBLE OUTBREAK OF MEASLES IN THE TALAJA BLOCK OF ...

Full text and simple measles outbreak investigation in one block of a district in India. In two separate but concurrent outbreaks, failure to vaccinate remains the thesis for measles infections. Detai ...Source: Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research

MEASLES ELIMINATION EFFORTS AND 2008–2011 OUTBRE ...

Full text review of measles outbreak data from France shows that even with homogenous high MCV coverage, elimination is feasible when all populations are reached.  Details available at http://ww ...Source: Emerging Infectious Diseases

IDENTIFYING HIGH-RISK AREAS FOR SPORADIC MEASLES O ...

Full text review of measles outbreak data from South Africa to develop a model for identification of high-risk areas. This analytic presentation can be reproduced in any other country and is available ...Source: Bulletin of the World Health Organization

MEASLES SUPPLEMENTARY IMMUNIZATION ACTIVITIES AND ...

Full text presentation of how measles supplemental immunization activities and GAVI support to 39 poor countries has improved the uptake of injection devices fitted with re-use prevention devices is a ...Source: Journal of Infectious Diseases

INTERNATIONAL MEASLES INCIDENCE AND IMMUNIZATION C ...

Full text presentation of 2% changes in measles incidence with a 1% change in routine measles vaccination coverage. Shocking details of a marginal 0.4% change in measles incidence with an increase in ...Source: Journal of Infectious Diseases

PERSISTENCE OF VACCINE-INDUCED MEASLES ANTIBODY BE ...

Full text presentation of challenges of measles sero-protection in a world of HIV/AIDS. The writers articulate the rationale and scientific considerations for varied schedules of measles vaccination e ...Source: Journal of Infectious Diseases

FIELD EFFECTIVENESS OF LIVE ATTENUATED MEASLES-CON ...

Full text review of evidence on measles vaccine effectiveness challenges the traditional science against which the 9 months routine dose was given. Regional variations in measles vaccine effectiveness ...Source: Journal of Infectious Diseases

DRIED BLOOD SPOTS ON FILTER PAPER AS AN ALTERNATIV ...

Full text, with tables and figures is at http://jid.oxfordjournals.org/content/189/Supplement_1/S177.long Abstract BACKGROUND: We compared the results of a serum-based measles immunoglobulin M (IgM ...Source: Journal of Infectious Diseases

TRENDS IN PERFORMANCE OF THE NATIONAL MEASLES CASE ...

Full text, with tables and figures is at  http://www.panafrican-med-journal.com/content/article/11/2/full/ Abstract Introduction: Since adoption of the measles case-based surveillance system i ...Source: Pan African Medical Journal

MEASLES SURVEILLANCE IN THE UNITED STATES: AN OVER ...

Full text, with figures and investigation forms used is at http://jid.oxfordjournals.org/content/189/Supplement_1/S177.long Abstract The elimination of endemic measles from the United States has be ...Source: Journal of Infectious Diseases

EVALUATION OF AN EXPANDED CASE DEFINITION FOR VACC ...

Full text, with tables and figures is at  https://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/article/yoken/65/5/65_371/_pdf Abstract In this study, we have described the clinical characteristics of vaccine-modified ...Source: Japanese Journal of Infectious Diseases

MEASLES OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION IN ZAKA, MASVINGO P ...

Full text, with tables and figures is at  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3541261/ Abstract Background: A measles outbreak was detected at Ndanga Hospital in Zaka district Masvingo ...Source: Biomed Central

A NON-LINEAR PROGRAMMING APPROACH FOR ESTIMATION O ...

Full text, with tables and figures is at  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3385750/ Abstract Mathematical models can enhance our understanding of childhood infectious disease dynamic ...Source: Journal of the Royal Society Interface

EPIDEMIOLOGY AND CLINICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THE M ...

Full text, with tables and figures is at http://www.panafrican-med-journal.com/content/article/13/66/full/ Abstract Introduction: Measles is a public health problem especially in South Asia and Afri ...Source: Pan African Medical Journal

USE OF A GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM TO MAP CASE ...

Full text, with tables and figures is at http://www.eurosurveillance.org/images/dynamic/EE/V17N49/art20330.pdf Abstract In 2011, there was a large measles outbreak in Dublin. Nationally 285 cases we ...Source: Euro Surveillance

MOLECULAR EPIDEMIOLOGY OF MEASLES VIRUS IN ITALY, ...

Full text, with tables and figures is at http://www.virologyj.com/content/pdf/1743-422X-9-284.pdf Abstract Background: The European Regional Office of the World Health Organization (WHO/Europe) deve ...Source: Virology Journal

IDENTIFICATION OF DIFFERENT LINEAGES OF MEASLES VI ...

Full text, with tables and figures is at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3544691/pdf/1743-422X-9-237.pdf Abstract Background: Genetic analysis of measles viruses associated with recent c ...Source: Virology Journal

LESSONS AND CHALLENGES FOR MEASLES CONTROL FROM UN ...

Full text, with tables and figures is at http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/19/2/pdfs/12-0301.pdf   Abstract Despite high reported coverage for routine and supplementary immunization, in 2010 in ...Source: Emerging Infectious Diseases

ADVANCES IN CHILDHOOD IMMUNISATION IN SOUTH AFRICA ...

Full text, with tables and figures is at http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-12-578.pdf Abstract Background: The Expanded Programme on Immunisation (EPI) is one of the most powerful a ...Source: Biomed Central

INDIVIDUAL AND CONTEXTUAL FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH ...

In this Article, Wiysonge and colleagues present new insights into planning for universal access to immunization. Using Demographic Health Surveys data from many countries, this report calls on all pl ...Source: PLoS One

SEASONALITY AND THE PERSISTENCE AND INVASION OF ME ...

In this piece from the Proceedings of the Royal Society for Biological sciences, Conlan and Grenfell reviewed the factors likely to influence the critical community size for perpetuation of measles vi ...Source: Proceedings of the Royal Society of Biological Sciences

HISTORICAL DATA AND MODERN METHODS REVEAL INSIGHTS ...

Full text, with tables, figures and pictures, is at http://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/3/1/e002033.full.pdf+html Objectives: Measles was endemic in England during the early 1800s; however, it did not arr ...Source: BMJ Open

SAGE REPORT ON MEASLES AND RUBELLA, NOVEMBER 2012

Full text report is at  http://www.who.int/wer/2013/wer8801.pdf Measles and rubella Section SAGE commended countries and Regions for the remarkable progress made in reducing measles mortality g ...Source: Weekly Epidemiological Record (WER)

PROGRESS IN GLOBAL CONTROL AND REGIONAL ELIMINATIO ...

Full text, with tables and figures, is at http://www.who.int/wer/2013/wer8803.pdf During 2000–2011, increasing global routine measles vaccination coverage combined with regular SIAs in MS ...Source: Weekly Epidemiological Record (WER)

POSSIBLE INTERRUPTION OF MEASLES VIRUS TRANSMISSIO ...

Abstract below; full text, with tables and figures, is at  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3204633/pdf/10-0753_finalD.pdf To determine what measles virus genotype(s) circulated in U ...

SINGLE ENDEMIC GENOTYPE OF MEASLES VIRUS CONTINUOU ...

Abstract below; full text, with tables and figures, is at  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3332093/ The incidence of measles in China from 1991 to 2008 was reviewed, and the nucleot ...Source: PLoS One

MOLECULAR EPIDEMIOLOGY OF MEASLES IN INDIA, 2005 ...

Abstract below; full text, with tables and figures, is at  http://jid.oxfordjournals.org/content/204/suppl_1/S403.full.pdf+html Measles is a childhood disease that causes great morbidity and mo ...Source: Journal of Infectious Diseases

MOLECULAR EPIDEMIOLOGY OF MEASLES VIRUSES IN THE U ...

Abstract below; full text, with tables and figures, is at  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2732556/pdf/02-0206_FinalR.pdf From 1997 to 2001, sequence data from 55 clinical specimens ...Source: Emerging Infectious Diseases

MOLECULAR GENOTYPING AND EPIDEMIOLOGY OF MEASLES V ...

Abstract below; full text, with tables and figures, is at  http://jid.oxfordjournals.org/content/204/suppl_1/S335.full.pdf+html In 2002, the World Health Organization (WHO) adopted a goal to el ...Source: Journal of Infectious Diseases

GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION OF MEASLES GENOTYPES AND MEASL ...

Abstract below; full text, with tables and figures, is at  http://jid.oxfordjournals.org/content/204/suppl_1/S514.full.pdf+html A critical component of laboratory surveillance for measles is th ...Source: Journal of Infectious Diseases

MEASLES — UNITED STATES, 2011

Abstract below; full text, with tables and figures, is at http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/PDF/wk/mm6115.pdf In 2000, the United States achieved measles elimination (defined as interruption of year ...Source: Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)

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 ...
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