TITLE

Progress Toward Control of Rubella and Prevention of Congenital Rubella Syndrome -- Worldwide, 2009

AUTHOR(S)
Strebel, P.; Dabbagh, A.; Gacic-Dobo, M.; Reef, S. E.; Cochi, S.
PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;10/15/2010, Vol. 59 Issue 40, p1307
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a result of the World Health Organization (WHO) guidance on the implementation of rubella-containing vaccine (RCV) in national childhood immunization schedules as of December 2009. WHO and UNICEF encouraged member states to offer first-dose measles-containing vaccine (MCV1) prior to implementing RCV. to Based on data collated by WHO from member states, RCV is used in Africa, the Americas, Europe, Asia and western Pacific regions.
ACCESSION #
54739142

 

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