An outbreak of measles in an undervaccinated community.

@article{Gahr2014AnOO,
  title={An outbreak of measles in an undervaccinated community.},
  author={Pamala Gahr and Aaron S. Devries and Gregory S. Wallace and Claudia Miller and Cynthia Kenyon and Kristin Sweet and Karen G Martin and Karen Elizabeth White and Erica Bagstad and Carol Hooker and Gretchen Krawczynski and David J. Boxrud and Gongping Liu and Patricia Stinchfield and Julie Leblanc and Cynthia Hickman and Lynn Bahta and Albert E. Barskey and Ruth Lynfield},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2014},
  volume={134 1},
  pages={
          e220-8
        }
}
Measles is readily spread to susceptible individuals, but is no longer endemic in the United States. In March 2011, measles was confirmed in a Minnesota child without travel abroad. This was the first identified case-patient of an outbreak. An investigation was initiated to determine the source, prevent transmission, and examine measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine coverage in the affected community. Investigation and response included case-patient follow-up, post-exposure prophylaxis, voluntary… CONTINUE READING

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