Measles Outbreak in a Refugee Settlement in Calais, France: January to February 2016

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10144/603733
Title:
Measles Outbreak in a Refugee Settlement in Calais, France: January to February 2016
Authors:
Jones, G; Haeghebaert, S; Merlin, B; Antona, D; Simon, N; Elmouden, M; Battist, F; Janssens, M; Wyndels, K; Chaud, P
Journal:
Eurosurveillance
Abstract:
We report a measles outbreak in a refugee settlement in Calais, France, between 5 January and 11 February 2016. In total, 13 confirmed measles cases were identified among migrants, healthcare workers in hospital and volunteers working on site. A large scale vaccination campaign was carried out in the settlement within two weeks of outbreak notification. In total, 60% of the estimated target population of 3,500 refugees was vaccinated during the week-long campaign.
Publisher:
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control
Issue Date:
17-Mar-2016
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10144/603733
Type:
Article
Language:
en
Appears in Collections:
Other Diseases

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorJones, Gen
dc.contributor.authorHaeghebaert, Sen
dc.contributor.authorMerlin, Ben
dc.contributor.authorAntona, Den
dc.contributor.authorSimon, Nen
dc.contributor.authorElmouden, Men
dc.contributor.authorBattist, Fen
dc.contributor.authorJanssens, Men
dc.contributor.authorWyndels, Ken
dc.contributor.authorChaud, Pen
dc.date.accessioned2016-03-28T16:36:23Zen
dc.date.available2016-03-28T16:36:23Zen
dc.date.issued2016-03-17en
dc.identifier.citationJones G, Haeghebaert S, Merlin B, Antona D, Simon N, Elmouden M, Battist F, Janssens M, Wyndels K, Chaud P. Measles outbreak in a refugee settlement in Calais, France: January to February 2016. Euro Surveill. 2016;21(11):pii=30167. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2016.21.11.30167en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10144/603733en
dc.description.abstractWe report a measles outbreak in a refugee settlement in Calais, France, between 5 January and 11 February 2016. In total, 13 confirmed measles cases were identified among migrants, healthcare workers in hospital and volunteers working on site. A large scale vaccination campaign was carried out in the settlement within two weeks of outbreak notification. In total, 60% of the estimated target population of 3,500 refugees was vaccinated during the week-long campaign.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherEuropean Centre for Disease Prevention and Controlen
dc.titleMeasles Outbreak in a Refugee Settlement in Calais, France: January to February 2016en
dc.typeArticleen
dc.identifier.journalEurosurveillanceen
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