Measles-- United States, 2005

Dayan, G.; Redd, S.; Rota, P.; Rota, J.; Bellini, W.; Gould, P.
February 2007
JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;2/21/2007, Vol. 297 Issue 7, p687
Academic Journal
The article presents information from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on cases of measles reported in the United States. Measles is an infectious, acute viral illness. The report describes the epidemiology of the U.S. measles cases and reports on the absence of endemic measles. It is reported that there is a risk for imported measles infections that can lead to the transmission of the illness in the U.S. It is stated that measles vaccination coverage needs to be maintained and that recommendations regarding the vaccinations need to be followed.


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