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A protracted mumps outbreak in Western Australia despite high vaccine coverage: a population-based surveillance study

Westphal, Darren; Eastwood, Ashley; Levy, Avram; Davies, Jane; Huppatz, Clare; Gilles, Marisa; Lyttle, Heather; Williams, Stephanie; Dowse, Gary


In 2007–08, a genotype J mumps outbreak occurred among Aboriginal people in northern Western Australia, despite high vaccine coverage. In March, 2015, a second protracted mumps outbreak occurred in northern Western Australia and spread widely across rural areas of the state. This time the outbreak was caused by a genotype G virus and again primarily affected Aboriginal people. We aimed to describe the epidemiology of this outbreak

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: The Lancet Infectious Diseases
DOI: 10.1016/S1473-3099(18)30498-5


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