Measles in Africa
- The Measles Epidemic. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;9/18/91, Vol. 266 Issue 11, p1547
Discusses the outbreak of measles in the U.S. during 1989 and 1990. Principal cause for the measles epidemic; Types of barriers to successful immunization for all children; Recommendation to improve the availability of immunization; Measles prevention needs.
- Measles in the United Kingdom: can we eradicate it by 2010? Asaria, Perviz; MacMahon, Eithne // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/28/2006, Vol. 333 Issue 7574, p890
Measles has reappeared in the United Kingdom, with 449 confirmed cases to the end of May 2006 compared with 77 in 2005, and the first death since 1992.'2 Cases are occurring in inadequately vaccinated children and in young adults, leading to concerns that endemic measles could re-emerge. But, as...
- AFRICA LEADS MEASLES PURGE. // New Scientist;3/18/2006, Vol. 189 Issue 2543, p7
The article focuses on the results of measles vaccination campaign in Africa. It reports that deaths from measles worldwide have almost halved in five years due a concerted vaccination campaign focusing on Africa. Progress in sub-Saharan Africa was most impressive, with deaths down 60 percent....
- Measles Vaccination Coverage among Latino Children Aged 12 to 59 Months in Los Angeles County: A Household Survey. Ewert, Donnell P.; Thomas, Conley; Chun, Loiraine Y.; Enguidanos, Robert C.; Waterman, Stephen H. // American Journal of Public Health;Aug1991, Vol. 81 Issue 8, p1057
A high rate of measles transmission has occurred in Los Angeles County since 1987. To determine measles vaccination coverage among Latino preschoolers, the group at highest risk of measles during this period, a cluster survey was conducted among Latino households with children aged 12 to 59...
- Measles--United States, 2000. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;2/15/2002, Vol. 51 Issue 6, p120
Provides information on cases of measles reported by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Discussion on the transmission of the virus; Programs on the vaccination of children; Details of the U.S. health care system.
- Decline in measles mortality: nutrition, age at infection, or exposure? Aaby, Peter; Bukh, Jette; Lisse, Ida Maria; Da Silva, Maria Clotilde // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);4/30/1988, Vol. 296 Issue 6631, p1225
Investigates the factors influencing the decline in measles mortality among children in Bandim, Guinea-Bissau. Introduction of a vaccination program; Reduction of the age of infection; Impact of endemic transmission of measles.
- Are your kids' vaccinations up to date? // Farm & Dairy;8/28/2014, Vol. 100 Issue 49, pB3
The article focuses on up-to-date vaccinations of children in Ohio and offers information on vaccine-preventable diseases, mumps outbreak in Ohio, and measles cases in the state.
- Transmission of measles among a highly vaccinated school population--Anchorage, Alaska, 1998. Chandler, B; Wood, L; Funk, E; Belier, M; Middaugh, J // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;1/8/1999, Vol. 47 Issue 51/52, p1109
Summarizes the results of the epidemiologic investigation conducted by the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (ADHSS) and underscores the importance of second-dose requirements for measles vaccine. Reported measles cases from August 10 through November 23, 1998; Emergency order...
- HEALTH UPDATE. // District Administration;Mar2015, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p21
The article discusses findings of a study published in the "Journal of the American Medical Association" indicating the increasing number of measles cases due to an outbreak at Disneyland in California while all 50 U.S. states are required to provide vaccination for school children with 20...