Recent News

Oct 07, 2016

News Scan for Oct 07, 2016

Salmonella from live poultry
High-dose colistin
Vaccines in young kids
Ebola vaccine contract
Polio in Nigeria
Sep 15, 2016

Case-control study adds to Zika-microcephaly link

In other developments, industry reps raised concerns about the impact on businesses, as Flordia's local case total continued to rise.

Sep 24, 2015

News Scan for Sep 24, 2015

FDA lab safety hire
Global rubella progress
Traits of influenza B
May 27, 2015

News Scan for May 27, 2015

Immune response to flu vaccine
Caramel apple Listeria source
Measles, rubella in Europe
Fast drug-resistance test
Apr 29, 2015
Rubella vaccination

Americas declared first region to eliminate rubella

Officials announce that the Americas are the world's first region to officially eliminate rubella and congenital rubella syndrome.

Feb 02, 2015

News Scan for Feb 02, 2015

US, Canadian measles
MERS in Saudi Arabia, Qatar
More chikungunya cases
H7N9 in China
Caribbean cholera trends
MMR vaccine in adults
Jun 09, 2014

News Scan for Jun 09, 2014

More Saudi MERS cases
World Cup vaccine advice
Dec 05, 2013
Flight arrival board

US measles status unchanged, but vaccination gaps exist

Recent cases don't change the nation's status but can threaten health security, the CDC said.

Jul 09, 2013

News Scan for Jul 09, 2013

Listeria in cheese samples
H7N9 candidate vaccines
Funds for measles fight
Risk of new cyclovirus
Jun 19, 2013

News Scan for Jun 19, 2013

Foodborne illness in poor kids
HPV vaccine data
Missed fungal infections
New cyclovirus
CDC rubella alerts
Dengue in Laos
Measles in Syria

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Antona D, Morel P, Jacquot C, et al. Measles and rubella seroprevalence in a population of young adult blood donors, France 2013. Epidemiol Infect 2019 (published online Mar 1)

Bukasa A, Campbell H, Brown K, et al. Rubella infection in pregnancy and congenital rubella in United Kingdom, 2003 to 2016. Euro Surveill 2018 May 10;23(19):pii=17-00381

Edirisuriya C, Beard FH, Hendry AJ, et al. Australian rubella serosurvey 2012-2013: on track for elimination? Vaccine 2018 (published online Apr 13)

Motaze NV, Manamela J, Smit S, et al. Congenital rubella syndrome surveillance in South Africa using a sentinel site approach: a cross-sectional study. Clin Infect Dis 2018 (published online Sep 8)

Muliyil DE, Singh P, Jois SK, et al. Sero-prevalence of rubella among pregnant women in India, 2017. Vaccine 2018 (published online Nov 15)

Murhekar M, Bavdekar A, Benakappa A, et al. Sentinel surveillance for congenital rubella syndrome — India, 2016-2017. MMWR 2018 Sep 14;67(36):1012-16

Saito MM, Nishiura H, Higuchi T. Reconstructing the transmission dynamics of rubella in Japan, 2012-2013. PLOS One 2018 Oct 17;13(10:e0205889

Seppala EM, Lopez-Perea N, de Mier MDVT, et al. Last cases of rubella and congenital rubella syndrome in Spain, 1997-2016: the success of a vaccination program. Vaccine 2018 (published online Nov 16)

Su Q, Ma C, Wen N, et al. Epidemiological profile and progress toward rubella elimination in China: 10 years after nationwide introduction of rubella vaccine. Vaccine 2018 Apr 12;36(16):2079-85

Toizumi M, Vo HM, Dang DA, et al. Clinical manifestations of congenital rubella syndrome: a review of our experience in Vietnam. Vaccine 2019 Jan;37(1):202-9

Wondimeneh Y, Tiruneh M, Ferede G, et al. Rubella virus infections and their immune status among pregnant women before the introduction of rubella vaccine in Amhara Regional State Ethiopia. Int J Infect Dis 2018 (published online Aug 27)

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