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

Caroca C, Vicente V, Campelo P, et al. Rubella in sub-Saharan Africa and sensorineural hearing loss: a case control study. BMC Public Health 2017 Feb 1;17:146

Datta SS, O'Connor PM, Jankovic D, et al. Progress and challenges in measles and rubella elimination in the WHO European Region. Vaccine 2017 (published online Jun 23)

Fabiani M, Ferrante G, Minardi V, et al. Comparison of rubella immunization rates in immigrant and Italian women of childbearing age: results from the Italian behavioral surveillance system PASSI (2011-2015). PLoS One 2017 Oct 2;12(10):e0178122

Gallone MS, Gallone MF, Larocca AMV, et al. Lack of immunity against rubella among Italian young adults. BMC Infect Dis 2017 Mar 7;17:199

Grant GB, Reef SE, Patel M, et al. Progress in rubella and congenital rubella syndrome control and elimination — worldwide, 2000-2016. MMWR 2017 Nov 17;66(45):1256-60

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

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