Characterisation of measles after the introduction of the combined measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine in 2004 with focus on the laboratory data, 2016 to 2019 outbreak, Romania

@inproceedings{Lazr2019CharacterisationOM,
  title={Characterisation of measles after the introduction of the combined measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine in 2004 with focus on the laboratory data, 2016 to 2019 outbreak, Romania},
  author={Mihaela Cristina Lazăr and Aurora Stănescu and Ana Raquel Penedos and Adriana Pistol},
  booktitle={Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin},
  year={2019}
}
BackgroundSince January 2016, a resurgence of measles in Romania has led to the third measles epidemic in the past 12 years; 64 deaths have been confirmed so far-the highest number of measles-related deaths since the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine was introduced in 2004.AimTo provide an overview on the characterisation on measles in Romania after the introduction of the MMR vaccine with focus on the current outbreak, laboratory and molecular analysis.MethodsWe performed an analysis of… CONTINUE READING

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