Diphtheria outbreak--Russian Federation, 1990-1993.

  • Published 1993 in MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report


Despite high levels of vaccination coverage against diphtheria, an ongoing outbreak of diphtheria has affected parts of the Russian Federation since 1990; as of August 31, 1993, 12,865 cases had been reported. This report summarizes epidemiologic information about this outbreak for January 1990-August 1993, and is based on reports from public health officials in the Russian Federation.

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@article{1993DiphtheriaOF, title={Diphtheria outbreak--Russian Federation, 1990-1993.}, author={}, journal={MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report}, year={1993}, volume={42 43}, pages={840-1, 847} }