TITLE

Progress Toward Measles Elimination -- Japan, 1999-2008

PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;9/26/2008, Vol. 57 Issue 38, p1049
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses Japan's progress toward measles elimination by 2012 through strategies recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO). The epidemiology of measles in Japan during 1999-2008 and the National Measles Elimination Plan approved in December 2007 are also described. Results of measles surveillance during 1999-2007 which consists of aggregate case reporting from pediatric and adult sentinel systems are also presented.
ACCESSION #
34625088

 

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