The Elimination of Indigenous Measles Transmission in England and Wales

Ramsay, Mary E.; Li Jin; White, Joanne; Litton, Pam; Cohen, Bernard; Brown, David
May 2003
Journal of Infectious Diseases;5/15/2003 Supplement, Vol. 187, pS198
Academic Journal
Summarizes the effect of a school-based measles-rubella vaccination campaign in November 1984 on the epidemiology and origin of confirmed measles in England and Wales. Identification of a wide variety of genotypes in each calendar year; Suggestion that most measles in Britain is acquired following limited transmission from an imported infection.


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