Rubella

Recent News

Sep 02, 2020

News Scan for Sep 02, 2020

Fading measles immunity over time
Few global flu detections
Avian flu in Russia, Taiwan
Oct 04, 2019

News Scan for Oct 04, 2019

Polio in Pakistan, elsewhere
Resistant urinary tract infections
Flu vaccine and serious disease
Global rubella vaccine uptake
Aug 29, 2019

News Scan for Aug 29, 2019

European measles setbacks
CWD in Wisconsin elk
MERS in Saudi Arabia
May 28, 2019
measles torso

US measles total climbs by 60 to reach 940 cases

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.

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 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

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Kato J, Kamiya J, Mori Y, et al. Rubella outbreak among workers in three small- and medium-size business establishments associated with imported genotype 1E rubella virus—Shizuoka, Japan, 2015. Vaccine 2020 Oct 27;38(46):7278-83

Ma Y, Liu K, Hu W, et al. Epidemiological characteristics, seasonal dynamic patterns, and associations with meteorological factors of rubella in Shaanxi province, China, 2005-2018. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2020 (published online Nov 23)

Ma Y, Liu K, Hu W, et al. Epidemiological characteristics, seasonal dynamic patterns, and associations with meteorological factors of rubella in Shaanxi province, China, 2005-2018. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2020 (published online Nov 23)

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

Patel MK, Antoni S, Danovaro-Holliday MC, et al. The epidemiology of rubella, 2007-18: an ecological analysis of surveillance data. Lancet Glob Health 2020 Nov 1;8(11):e1399-407

Shenk J, Abrams S, Theeten H, et al. Immunogenicity and persistence of trivalent measles, mumps, and rubella vaccines: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Lancet Infect Dis 2020 (published online Sep 1)

Sorup S, Englund H, Laake I, et al. Revaccination with measles-mumps-rubella vaccine and hospitalization for infection in Denmark and Sweden—an interrupted time-series analysis. Vaccine 2021 (published online Jan 29)

Van den Boogaard J, de Gier B, de Oliveira P, et al. Immunogenicity, duration of protection, effectiveness and safety of rubella containing vaccines: a systematic literature review and meta-analysis. Vaccine 2021 (published online Jan 14)

Wang JS, Lee HM, Kim SJ, et al. Laboratory confirmation of congenital rubella syndrome in South Korea in 2017: A genomic epidemiological investigation. Vaccine 2020 (published online Sep 6)

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