Recent News

Jan 18, 2019

News Scan for Jan 18, 2019

DRC Ebola spike
Economic risk of epidemics
Funds for smallpox vaccine
New polio cases
Measles in Madagascar
Measles in Washington state
Dec 13, 2018

News Scan for Dec 13, 2018

Measles clusters in NY, NJ
New Saudi MERS case
Foodborne disease in Europe
Dengue vaccine collaboration
Dec 10, 2018

News Scan for Dec 10, 2018

Record acute flaccid myelitis cases
Salmonella in kosher chicken
Imported US measles
Flu and heart failure
Just-in-time vaccine production
Nov 29, 2018
Young boy with measles

Report: Measles spike triggered by vaccination gaps

Although vaccines have saved millions of lives, experts estimate that, since 2016, cases have increased by more than 30%.

Nov 28, 2018

News Scan for Nov 28, 2018

More measles in NY, NJ
PPE after MERS
RSV in older people
Nov 20, 2018

News Scan for Nov 20, 2018

Ebola in the DRC
More measles in NY, NJ
Saudi MERS details
Zika vaccine shows early promise
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

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)

Debbagh A, Laws RL, Steulet C, et al. Progress toward regional measles elimination — worldwide, 2000-2017. MMWR 2018 Nov 20;67(47):1323-9

Elidio GA, de Franca GVA, Pacheco FC, et al. Measles outbreak: preliminary report on a case series of the first 8,070 suspected cases, Manaus, Amazonas state, Brazil, February to November 2018. Euro Surveill 2019 Jan 10;24(2):pii=1800663

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

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)

Lee AD, Clemmons NS, Patel M, et al. International importations of measles virus into the United States during the post-elimination era, 2001-2016. J Infect Dis 2018 (published online Dec 9)

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

McClure DL, Jacobsen SJ, Klein NP, et al. Similar relative risks of seizures following measles containing vaccination in children born preterm compared to full-term without previous seizures or seizure-related disorders. Vaccine 2018 (published online Nov 23)

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)

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)

Toffolutti V, McKee M, Melegaro A, et al. Austerity, measles and mandatory vaccination: cross-regional analysis of vaccination in Italy 2000-14. Eur J Public Health 2018 (published online Sep 11)

Venkat H, Briggs G, Brady S, et al. Measles outbreak at a privately operated detention facility—Arizona, 2016. Clin Infect Dis 2018 (published online Sep 26)

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