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May 07, 2020

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Ebola breastfeeding risks
Recap of measles in Israel
Single-dose chikungunya vaccine
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US H7N3 avian flu outbreak findings
Measles outbreak in Mexico
Apr 14, 2020

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

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US measles cases low
Suboptimal procalcitonin testing
Mar 06, 2020

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US flu activity drops
DRC Ebola countdown
Antibiotic use in US children's hospitals
Polio in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Africa
Global measles incidence
Feb 18, 2020

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DRC Ebola case
Measles in Africa
High global flu levels
Feb 07, 2020

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Measles outbreak in LA
Polio in five countries
Sewage-based AMR surveillance
Jan 22, 2020

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Ebola in DRC
MERS case in Saudi Arabia
Measles outbreak costs
Promising oral flu vaccine
Jan 13, 2020

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New DRC Ebola cases
More CWD in Minnesota
Mandatory vaccination in Europe
Avian flu in 3 nations
Jan 10, 2020

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Ebola case in DRC
MERS illness, antiviral treatment
Polio in 3 countries
Gaza measles outbreak

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Behrens L, Cherry JD, Heininger U, et al. The susceptibility to other infectious diseases following measles during a three year observation period in Switzerland. Pediatr Infect Dis Soc J 2020 Jun;39(6):478-82

Ben-Chetrit E, Oster Y, Jarjou'i A, et al. Measles-related hospitalizations and associated complications in Jerusalem, 2018-2019. Clin Microbiol Infect 2019 (published online Sep 6)

Bianchi FP, Stefanizzi P, De Nitto S, et al. Long-term immunogenicity of measles vaccine: an Italian retrospective cohort study. J Infect Dis 2019 (published online Oct 3)

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)

Bitzegeio J, Bukowski B, Hausner M, et al. Two measles clusters in connection with short inner-European air travels indicating impediments to effective measles control: a cluster analysis. Travel Med Infect Dis 2019 (published online Nov 28)

Bogler L, Jantos N, Barnighausen T, et al. Estimating the effect of measles vaccination on child growth using 191 DHS from 65 low- and middle-income countries. Vaccine 2019 (published online Jul 9)

Bonneton M, Antona D, Danis K, et al. Are vaccinated measles cases protected against severe disease? Vaccine 2020 (published online May 14)

Braeye T, Emborg HD, Llorente-Garcia A, et al. Age-specific vaccination coverage estimates for influenza, human papillomavirus and measles containing vaccines from seven population-based healthcare databases from four EU countries – The ADVANCE project. Vaccine 2020 (published online Mar 12)

Brown KE, Rota PA, Goodson JL, et al. Genetic characterization of measles and rubella viruses detected through global measles and rubella elimination surveillance. MMWR 2019 Jul 5;68(26):587-91

Cheng VCC, Wong SC, Wong SCY, et al. Measles outbreak from Hong Kong International Airport to the hospital due to secondary vaccine failure in healthcare workers. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2019 (published online Oct 7)

Chun JY, Park WB, Kim NJ, et al. Estimating contact-adjusted immunity levels against measles in South Korea and prospects for maintaining elimination status. Vaccine 2019 (published online Nov 1)

Clipet-Jensen C, Andersen A, Jensen AK, et al. Out-of-sequence vaccinations with measles vaccine and diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine: a re-analysis of demographic surveillance data from rural Bangladesh. Clin Infect Dis 2020 (published online Mar 18)

Congera P, Maraolo AE, Parente S, et al. Measles in pregnant women: a systematic review of clinical outcomes and a meta-analysis of antibodies seroprevalence. J Infect 2019 (published online Dec 28)

Coulborn RM, Nackers F, Bachy C, et al. Field challenges to measles elimination in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Vaccine 2020 Mar 17;38(13):2800-07

Funk S, Takahashi S, Hellewell J, et al. The impact of reactive mass vaccination campaigns on measles outbreaks in the Katanga region, Democratic Republic of Congo. medRxiv 2019 Aug 17

Gastanaduy PA, Funk S, Lopman BA, et al. Factors associated with measles transmission in the United States during the postelimination era. JAMA Pediatr 2019 (published online Nov 18)

Goodson JL, Teleb N, Ashmony H, et al. Progress toward measles elimination—eastern Mediterranean region, 2013-2019. MMWR 2020 Apr 17;69(15):439-56

Gortz M, Brewer NT, Hansen PR, et al. The contagious nature of a vaccine scare: how the introduction of HPV vaccination lifted and eroded MMR vaccination in Denmark. Vaccine 2020 (published online May 15)

Huang HI, Tai MC, Wu KB, et al. Measles transmission in an international airport — Taiwan, March-April 2018. Int J Infect Dis 2019 (published online Aug 6)

Hvass AMF, Norredam M, Sodemann M, et al. Are refugees arriving in Denmark an under-immunised group for measles? A cross-sectional serology study. Vaccine 2020 Mar 17;38(13):2788-94

Hyle EP, Rao SR, Bangs AC, et al. Clinical practices for measles-mumps-rubella vaccination among US pediatric international travelers. JAMA Pediatr 2019 (published online Dec 9)

Javed N, Saqib MAN, Bullo MMH, et al. Seroprevalence of transplacentally acquired measles antibodies in unvaccinated infants at nine months of age and its relation to the feeding practices. BMC Infect Dis 2019 Jul 5;19:587

Kanwar A, Heppler S, Donskey C, et al. A cross-sectional survey of measles preparedness in critical-access hospitals of Idaho. Am J Infect Control 2019 (published online Dec 12)

Khetsuriani N, Chitadze N, Russell S, et al. Measles and rubella seroprevalence among adults in Georgia in 2015: helping guide the elimination efforts. Epidemiol Infect 2019 (published online Dec 11)

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

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