TITLE

Increased Transmission and Outbreaks of Measles -- European Region, 2011

PUB. DATE
December 2011
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;12/2/2011, Vol. 60 Issue 47, p1605
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article deals with the increased outbreaks and transmission of measles in the European Region in 2011. In order to prevent the outbreaks, all member states of the European Union (EU) recommend two doses of measles-containing vaccine to citizens. According to the author, there are 30,639 reported cases of measles in the region in 2010 alone.
ACCESSION #
67712271

 

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