TITLE

Update: Measles -- United States, January-July 2008

AUTHOR(S)
Grigg, M. A.; Brzezny, A. L.; Dawson, J.; Rietberg, K.; DeBolt, C.; Linchangco, P.; Smith, S.; Jones, S.; Vernon, M.; Counard, C.; Chugh, R.; Nelson, S.; Green, K.; Petit, C.; Vercillo, J.; Cesario, S.; Hunt, K.; Conover, C.; Daniels, J.; McMahon, K.
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;8/22/2008, Vol. 57 Issue 33, p893
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents an update on the status of measles cases in the U.S. between January to July 2008. Measles cases reported during the first 7 months of the year include 76% of persons aged below 20 years and 91% of persons who were unvaccinated or of unknown vaccination status. A total of 131 cases were reported to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) from 15 states and the District of Columbia.
ACCESSION #
34881922

 

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