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Australian vaccine preventable disease epidemiological review series: measles 2000-2011

Chiew, May; Dey, Aditi; Martin, Nicolee; Wang, Han; Davis, Stephanie; McIntyre, Peter

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Background: Since the introduction of measles vaccine to the vaccination schedule, the burden of measles has substantially fallen in Australia. Despite this, a number of recent measles outbreaks have occurred. The aim of this study was to examine the burden of measles in Australia using notification, hospitalisation and mortality data with the objectives of setting a baseline for comparison prior to the introduction of the combined measles-mumps-rubella-varicella vaccine. Methods: Data were...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/216839
Source: Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website

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