TITLE

Measles-- United States, 2005

AUTHOR(S)
Dayan, G.; Redd, S.; Rota, P.; Rota, J.; Bellini, W.; Gould, P.
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;2/21/2007, Vol. 297 Issue 7, p687
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
24092402

 

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