A long-lasting measles epidemic in Maroua, Cameroon 2008-2009: mass vaccination as response to the epidemic.

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10144/142276
Title:
A long-lasting measles epidemic in Maroua, Cameroon 2008-2009: mass vaccination as response to the epidemic.
Authors:
Luquero, Francisco J; Pham-Orsetti, Heloise; Cummings, D A T; Ngaunji, Philippe E; Nimpa, Marcelino; Fermon, Florence; Ngoe, Ndong; Sosler, Stephen; Strebel, Peter; Grais, Rebecca F
Journal:
The Journal of Infectious Diseases
Abstract:
A measles outbreak occurred in Maroua, Cameroon, from January 2008 to April 2009. In accordance with recent World Health Organization guidelines, an outbreak-response immunization (ORI) was conducted in January 2009. The aim of this study was to investigate the causes of the epidemic in order to guide vaccination strategies.
Affiliation:
Epicentre, Paris, France. fluquero@epicentre.msf.org
Issue Date:
Jul-2011
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10144/142276
DOI:
10.1093/infdis/jir093
PubMed ID:
21666169
Type:
Article
Language:
en
ISSN:
1537-6613
Appears in Collections:
Other Diseases

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dc.contributor.authorLuquero, Francisco Jen
dc.contributor.authorPham-Orsetti, Heloiseen
dc.contributor.authorCummings, D A Ten
dc.contributor.authorNgaunji, Philippe Een
dc.contributor.authorNimpa, Marcelinoen
dc.contributor.authorFermon, Florenceen
dc.contributor.authorNgoe, Ndongen
dc.contributor.authorSosler, Stephenen
dc.contributor.authorStrebel, Peteren
dc.contributor.authorGrais, Rebecca Fen
dc.date.accessioned2011-09-13T15:47:36Z-
dc.date.available2011-09-13T15:47:36Z-
dc.date.issued2011-07-
dc.identifier.citationA long-lasting measles epidemic in Maroua, Cameroon 2008-2009: mass vaccination as response to the epidemic. 2011, 204 Suppl 1:S243-51 J. Infect. Dis.en
dc.identifier.issn1537-6613-
dc.identifier.pmid21666169-
dc.identifier.doi10.1093/infdis/jir093-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10144/142276-
dc.description.abstractA measles outbreak occurred in Maroua, Cameroon, from January 2008 to April 2009. In accordance with recent World Health Organization guidelines, an outbreak-response immunization (ORI) was conducted in January 2009. The aim of this study was to investigate the causes of the epidemic in order to guide vaccination strategies.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.rightsPublished by Infectious Diseases Society of America Archived on this site with permission and copyright 2011 by the Infectious Diseases Society of America, [url]http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/toc/jid[/url]en
dc.subject.meshAdolescenten
dc.subject.meshCameroonen
dc.subject.meshCase-Control Studiesen
dc.subject.meshChilden
dc.subject.meshChild, Preschoolen
dc.subject.meshCluster Analysisen
dc.subject.meshEpidemicsen
dc.subject.meshFemaleen
dc.subject.meshHealth Surveysen
dc.subject.meshHumansen
dc.subject.meshImmunization Programsen
dc.subject.meshIncidenceen
dc.subject.meshInfanten
dc.subject.meshMaleen
dc.subject.meshMass Vaccinationen
dc.subject.meshMeaslesen
dc.subject.meshMeasles Vaccineen
dc.subject.meshPopulation Surveillanceen
dc.subject.meshTime Factorsen
dc.titleA long-lasting measles epidemic in Maroua, Cameroon 2008-2009: mass vaccination as response to the epidemic.en
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentEpicentre, Paris, France. fluquero@epicentre.msf.orgen
dc.identifier.journalThe Journal of Infectious Diseasesen

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