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In global developments, European officials warn of a growing gap in vaccine coverage, and the WHO certifies measles and rubella elimination in Bahrain, Oman, and Iran.
Officials announce that the Americas are the world's first region to officially eliminate rubella and congenital rubella syndrome.
Kanai M, Kamiya H, Okuno H, et al. Epidemiology of congenital rubella syndrome related to the 2012–2013 rubella epidemic in Japan. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc 2022 (published online Jun 14)
Zimmerman LA, Knapp JK, Antoni S, et al. Progress toward rubella and congenital rubella syndrome control and elimination—worldwide, 2012–2020. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2022 Feb 11;71(6):196-201
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