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Measles outbreak response immunization is context-specific: insight from the recent experience of médecins sans frontières.Minetti, A; Bopp, C; Fermon, F; François, G; Grais, RF; Grout, L; Hurtado, N; Luquero, F J; Porten, K; Sury, L; et al. (PLoS, 2013-11)Andrea Minetti and colleagues compare measles outbreak responses from the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Malawi and argue that outbreak response strategies should be tailored to local measles epidemiology. Please see later in the article for the Editors' Summary.
Retrospective Mortality Among Refugees from the Central African Republic Arriving in Chad, 2014Coldiron, ME; Roederer, T; Llosa, AE; Bouhenia, M; Madi, S; Sury, L; Neuman, M; Porten, K (BioMed Central, 2017-05-15)The Central African Republic has known long periods of instability. In 2014, following the fall of an interim government installed by the Séléka coalition, a series of violent reprisals occurred. These events were largely directed at the country's Muslim minority and led to a massive displacement of the population. In 2014, we sought to document the retrospective mortality among refugees arriving from the CAR into Chad by conducting a series of surveys.