Vaccination coverage and reasons for non-vaccination in a district of Istanbul
- Immune response to measles vaccine after mass vaccination in Urmia, Islamic Republic of Iran. Yekta, Z.; Pourali, R.; Taravati, M. R.; Shahabi, S.; Salary, S.; Khalily, F.; Farzin, A. // Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal;mai/jun2009, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p516
We investigated the effectiveness of the mass measles vaccination campaign in Urmia, Islamic Republic of Iran, by examining the measles IgG seroprevalence and antibody response from paired data before and after the campaign. The overall seropositive rate of 624 subjects aged 5-25 years increased...
- 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...
- Measles vaccination. Dermer, Mark // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/6/2015, Vol. 187 Issue 1, p57
A letter to the editor is presented in response to an editorial which appeared in this periodical discussing reduced rates in measles vaccination among children.
- Your Best Shots. Oz, Mehmet // O, The Oprah Magazine;Jul2015, p34
The article provides an answer to a question regarding measles vaccine for children, offering a table depicting the significance of vaccination for various diseases including chicken pox, shingles and flu.
- Younger age at measles vaccination linked to increased risk for disease. Richards, Cassandra A. // Infectious Diseases in Children;Oct2012, Vol. 25 Issue 10, p11
The article reports on the association of the age of children who received measles vaccination to their risk for the disease.
- Measles Immunization Coverage Determined by Serology and Immunization Record from Children in Two Chicago Communities. Watson, John T.; Ramirez, Enrique; Evens, Anne; Bellini, William J.; Johnson, Hope; Morita, Julie // Public Health Reports;May/Jun2006, Vol. 121 Issue 3, p262
Objectives. We compared the prevalence of measles immunization determined by serology with the prevalence of measles immunization determined by immunization records, and identified factors predictive of measles immunization among a sample of children from two Chicago communities. Methods. We...
- Parents' attitudes and behaviours towards recommended vaccinations in Sicily, Italy. Coniglio, Maria Anna; Platania, Marco; Privitera, Donatella; Giammanco, Giuseppe; Pignato, Sarina // BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p305
Background: Since a long time, Italy has maintained a dual system to administer childhood immunisations, that is a certain number of mandatory vaccinations and a number of recommended vaccinations. The study aimed to explore the issues surrounding parental acceptance or non-acceptance of the...
- Effectiveness of measles vaccination and vitamin A treatment. Sudfeld, Christopher R.; Navar, Ann Marie; Halsey, Neal A. // International Journal of Epidemiology;Apr2010 Supplement 1, Vol. 39 Issue suppl_1, pi48
Background The current strategy utilized by WHO/United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) to reach the Global Immunization Vision and Strategy 2010 measles reduction goal includes increasing coverage of measles vaccine, vitamin A treatment and supplementation in addition to offering two doses of...
- Evaluation of an Early Two-Dose Measles Vaccination Schedule. Hutchins, Sonja S.; Dezayas, Anita; Blond, Kristen Le; Heath, Janet; Bellini, William; Audet, Susette; Beeler, Judy; Wattigney, Wendy; Markowitz, Lauri // American Journal of Epidemiology;Dec2001, Vol. 154 Issue 11, p1064
Vaccination at 6 months of age followed by routine revaccination is recommended when exposure of infants to measles is likely. Dade County, Florida, began this early two-dose schedule during a large epidemic in 1986â€“1987 (i.e., 22% of cases occurred in infants aged 6â€“11 months)....