Recent News

Apr 26, 2021

News Scan for Apr 26, 2021

Antibiotic use in Indonesian hospitals
Connecticut measles cases
Avian flu in 2 countries
Dec 17, 2020
Afghan boy with measles

Measles vaccinations taking back seat to COVID concerns

Only 62.4% of 16-month-old US children received the MMR vaccine from June to August, down from 72.0% before the pandemic.

Nov 12, 2020

News Scan for Nov 12, 2020

Deadly global measles surge
Avian flu in 3 countries
Nov 06, 2020

News Scan for Nov 06, 2020

CRP stewardship testing for cough
Measles vaccine education
H9N2 avian flu case in China
Polio in 8 countries
Sep 02, 2020

News Scan for Sep 02, 2020

Fading measles immunity over time
Few global flu detections
Avian flu in Russia, Taiwan
Aug 26, 2020

News Scan for Aug 26, 2020

More Ebola in DRC
Fluoroquinolone restriction initiative
DRC measles outbreak winds down
May 07, 2020

News Scan for May 07, 2020

Ebola breastfeeding risks
Recap of measles in Israel
Single-dose chikungunya vaccine
Apr 27, 2020

News Scan for Apr 27, 2020

US H7N3 avian flu outbreak findings
Measles outbreak in Mexico
Apr 14, 2020

News Scan for Apr 14, 2020

More Ebola in DRC
Measles vaccine campaign delays
H5N6 avian flu in Vietnam
Mar 16, 2020

News Scan for Mar 16, 2020

US measles cases low
Suboptimal procalcitonin testing

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Ashkenazi S, Livni G, Klein A, et al. The relationship between parental source of information and knowledge about measles/measles vaccine and vaccine hesitancy. Vaccine 2020 (published online Sep 25)

Baptiste AE, Wagai J, Luce R, et al. Measles outbreak in complex emergency: estimating vaccine effectiveness and evaluation of the vaccination campaign in Borno State, Nigeria, 2019. BMC Public Health 2021 Mar 4;21:437

Biribawa C, Atuhairwe JA, Bulage L, et al. Measles outbreak amplified in a pediatric ward: Lyantonde District, Uganda, August 2017. BMC Infect Dis 2020 Jun 5;20(398)

Blake A, Djibo A, Guindo O, et al. Investigating persistent measles dynamics in Niger and associations with rainfall. J R Soc Interface 2020 (published online Aug 26)

Bode SM, Bowda C, Mangini M, et al. COVID-19 and primary measles vaccination rates in a large primary care network. Pediatrics 2020 Dec;146(6):e2020035576

Charlier C, Dina J, Freymuth F, et al. Prolonged maternal shedding and maternal-fetal transmission of measles virus. Clin Infect Dis 2020 (published online Jul 2)

Christianson B, Sharif-Mohamed F, Heath J, et al. Parental attitudes and decisions regarding MMR vaccination during an outbreak of measles among an undervaccinated Somali community in Minnesota. Vaccine 2020 (published online Sep 25)

Coulby C, Domingo FR, Hiebert J, et al. Measles surveillance in Canada, 2019. Can Commun Dis Rep 2021 Mar;47-3

Cutts FT, Ferrari MJ, Krause LK, et al. Vaccination strategies for measles control and elimination: time to strengthen local initiatives. BMC Med 2021 Jan 5;19(2)

De Aguiar DF, de Barros EN, de Sousa Ribeiro G, et al. A prospective, multicentre, cohort study to assess the incidence of dengue illness in households from selected communities in Brazil (2014−2018). Int J Infect Dis 2021 (published online Apr 21)

Doll MK, Weitzen SD, Morrison KT. Trends in the uptake of pediatric measles-containing vaccine in the United States: a Disneyland effect? Vaccine (published online Dec 4)

Donadel M, Stanescu A, Pistol A, et al. Risk factors for measles deaths among children during a Nationwide measles outbreak—Romania, 2016-2018. BMC Infect Dis 2021 Mar 19;21:279

Gianniki M, Siahanidou T, Botsa E, et al. Measles epidemic in pediatric population in Greece during 2017–2018: Epidemiological, clinical characteristics and outcomes. PLoS One 2021 (published online Jan 20)

Griffith BC, Ulrich AK, Becker AB, et al. Does education about local vaccination rates and the importance of herd immunity change US parents' concern about measles? Vaccine 2020 (published online Nov 4)

Kobayashi A, Shimada T, Tanaka-Taya K, et al. Epidemiology of a workplace measles outbreak dominated by modified measles cases at Kansai international airport, Japan, during August–September 2016. Vaccine 2020 Jul 6;38(32):4996-5001

Kohnen M, Hoffman P, Frisch C, et al. Diagnostic challenges and pockets of susceptibility identified during a measles outbreak, Luxembourg, 2019. Eurosurveill 2021 Jun 3;26(22)

Lee YC, Lee YH, Lu CW, et al. Measles immunity gaps in an era of high vaccination coverage: a serology study from Taiwan. Travel Med Infect Dis 2020 (published online Jun 20)

Leventer-Roberts M, Sheffer R, Salama M, et al. Pediatric measles cases by residence status in Tel Aviv, Israel. Vaccine 2020 (published online Jul 18)

Lu L, Roland E, Shearer E, et al. Measles outbreak associated with international air travel—California, March-April 2017. MMWR (Notes from the Field) 2020 Jun 26;69(25):803-4

Moss WJ, Shendale S, Lindstrand A, et al. Feasibility assessment of measles and rubella eradication. Vaccine 2021 (published online May 24)

Mulchandani R, Sibal B, Phillips A, et al. A large outbreak of measles in the West Midlands, England, 2017-2018: descriptive epidemiology, control measures and lessons learnt. Epidemiol Infect 2021 (published online Apr 19)

Patel MK, Goodson JL, Alexander JP, et al. Progress toward regional measles elimination—worldwide, 2000-2019. MMWR 2020 Nov 13;69(6):1700-5

Phadke VK, Bednarczyk RA, Omer SB. Vaccine refusal and measles outbreaks in the US. JAMA (Insights) 2020 (published online Aug 14)

Pike J, Melnick A, Gastanaduy PA, et al. Societal costs of a measles outbreak. Pediatrics 2021 Mar:e2020027037

Probert WS, Glenn-Finer R, Espinosa A, et al. Molecular epidemiology of measles in California, USA—2019. J Infect Dis 2021 (published online Fev 2)

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