Recent News

Nov 14, 2018

News Scan for Nov 14, 2018

More measles in NY, NJ
Spread of resistant bacteria in hospitals
Nov 01, 2018

News Scan for Nov 01, 2018

More adenovirus in NJ
Antibiotic prescribing in Ontario
H5N6 avian flu death
Farmer's market food safety
New York measles outbreak
US healthcare-related infections
Oct 19, 2018

News Scan for Oct 19, 2018

More Ebola in Beni
New polio cases
NYC measles clusters
Dengvaxia approved in Europe
BSE on Scottish farm
Avian flu outbreaks in Vietnam and Bulgaria
Sep 24, 2018

News Scan for Sep 24, 2018

Monkeypox in Nigeria
Saudi MERS case
Heartland virus in Illinois
Measles cases in Americas
Sep 18, 2018

News Scan for Sep 18, 2018

Low MMR uptake in UK
E coli preventive approved
Sep 12, 2018

News Scan for Sep 12, 2018

Nigeria assist for UK monkeypox
Measles and public health cuts
Global Fund disease progress
Seqirus cell-based flu vaccine
Aug 27, 2018

News Scan for Aug 27, 2018

Chicken-linked Salmonella
Senate funding of public health
Measles vaccination in South America
Aug 20, 2018

News Scan for Aug 20, 2018

Record measles in Europe
H5N6 avian flu case in China
Aug 16, 2018

News Scan for Aug 16, 2018

Ebola total grows
CDC: No national measles outbreak
mRNA flu vaccine collaboration
Jul 30, 2018
Measles baby

Study shows high price tag for measles outbreak response

As lawmakers consider changes to nonmedical vaccine exemptions, report highlights measles outbreak burden on health departments and taxpayers.

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Adamo G, Sturabotti G, Baccolini V, et al Regional reports for the subnational monitoring of measles elimination in Italy and the identification of local barriers to the attainment of the elimination goal. PLOS One 2018 Oct 24;13(10):e0205147

Augusto GF, Cruz D, Silva A, et al. Challenging measles case definition: three measles outbreaks in three Health Regions of Portugal, February to April 2018. Euro Surveill 2018 Jul 12;23(28):pii=1800328

Avramovich E, Indenbaum V, Haber M, et al. Measles outbreak in a highly vaccinated population — Israel, July-August 2017. MMWR 2018 Oct 26;67(42):1186-8

Barrett P, Cotter S, Ryan F, et al. A national measles outbreak in Ireland linked to a single imported case, April to September, 2016. Euro Surveill 2018 Aug 2;23(31):pii=1700655

Bernadou A, Astrugue C, Mechain M, et al. Measles outbreak linked to insufficient vaccination coverage in Nouvelle-Aquitaine region, France, October 2017 to July 2018. Euro Surveill 2018 Jul 26;23(30):pii=1800373

Cherry JD, Zahn M. Clinical characteristics of measles in previously vaccinated and unvaccinated patients in California. Clin Infect Dis 2018 (published online Jun 7)

Chia MY, Chung WY, Wang CH, et al. Development of a high-growth enterovirus 71 vaccine candidate inducing cross-reactive neutralizing antibody responses. Vaccine 2018 (published online Feb 3)

Fisker AB, Nebie E, Schoeps A, et al. A two-centre randomised trial of an additional early dose of measles vaccine: effects on mortality and measles antibody levels. Clin Infect Dis 2017 (published online Nov 21)

Georgakopoulou T, Horefti E, Vernardaki A, et al. Ongoing measles outbreak in Greece related to the recent European-wide epidemic. Epidemiol Infect 2018 (published online Aug 8)

Gignoux E, Polonsky J, Ciglenecki I, et al. Risk factors for measles mortality and the importance of decentralized case management during an unusually large measles epidemic in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo in 2013. PLoS One 2018 Mar 14;13(3):e0194276

Guerra FM, Crowcroft NS, Friedman L, et al. Waning of measles maternal antibody in infants in measles elimination settings — a systematic literature review. Vaccine 2018 (published online Feb 2)

Hagan JE, Kriss JL, Takashima Y, et al. Progress toward measles elimination — Western Pacific Region, 2013-2017. MMWR 2018 May 4;67(17):491-5

Hansen JS, Thysen SM, Rodrigues A, et al. Is early measles vaccination associated with stronger survival benefits than later measles vaccination? BMC Public Health 2018 Aug 7;18:984

Hu Y, Lu P, Deng X, et al. The declining antibody level of measles virus in China population, 2009-2015. BMC Public Health 2018 Jul 24;18:906

Jia H, Ma C, Lu M, et al. Transmission of measles among healthcare workers in Hospital W, Xinjiang Autonomous Region, China, 2016. BMC Infect Dis 2018 Jan 12;18:36

Kirolos A, Waugh C, Templeton K, et al. Imported case of measles in a university setting leading to an outbreak of measles in Edinburgh, Scotland from September to December 2016. Epidemiol Infect 2018 (published online Mar 22)

Lake JG, Luvsansharav UO, Hagan JE, et al. Healthcare-associated measles following a nationwide outbreak in Mongolia. Clin Infect Dis 2018 (published online Jan 31)

Machado RS, Duque MP, Almeida S, et al. Measles outbreak in a tertiary level hospital, Porto, Portugal, 2018: challenges in the post-elimination era. Euro Surveill 2018 May 17;23(20):pii=18-00224

Majwala RK, Nakiire L, Kadobera D, et al. Measles outbreak propagated by children congregating at water collection points in Mayuge District, eastern Uganda, July-October, 2016. BMC Infect Dis 2018 Aug 20;18:412

Marx GE, Chase J, Jasperse J, et al. Public health economic burden associated with two single measles case investigations — Colorado, 2016-2017. MMWR 2017 Nov 24;66(46):1272-5

Mutsaerts EAML, Nunes MC, van Rijswijk MN, et al. Measles immunity at 4.5 years of age following vaccination at 9 and 15-18 months of age among HIV-infected, HIV-exposed-uninfected and HIV-unexposed children. Clin Infect Dis 2018 (published online Nov 12)

Ndombo PK, Ndze VN, Mbarga FD, et al. Molecular characterisation of measles virus strains among refugees from Central African Republic in Cameroon in 2014. Epidemiol Infect 2018 (published online Jan 9)

Orenstein WA, Cairns L, Hinman A, et al. Measles and rubella global strategic plan 2012-2020 midterm review report: background and summary. Vaccine 2018 Jan 11;36(suppl 1):A35-42

Orenstein WA, Hinman A, Nkowane B, et al. Measles and rubella global strategic plan 2012-2020 midterm review. Vaccine 2018 Jan 11;36(suppl 1):A1-34

Perret JL, Matheson MC, Gurrin LC, et al. Childhood measles contributes to post-bronchodilator airflow obstruction in middle-aged adults: a cohort study. Respirology 2018 (published online Mar 20)

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