Interventions for the control of diarrhoeal diseases among young children: measles immunization.

Abstract

The effects of measles immunization on diarrhea morbidity and mortality are reviewed using data from field studies and theoretical calculations. 2 types of measles-associated diarrhea are distinguished: with-measles diarrhea, which starts between 1 week prerash-onset and 4 weeks postrash-onset, and postmeasles diarrhea, which starts 4-26 weeks postrash… (More)

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@article{Feachem1983InterventionsFT, title={Interventions for the control of diarrhoeal diseases among young children: measles immunization.}, author={Richard Feachem and Marge A. Koblinsky}, journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization}, year={1983}, volume={61 4}, pages={641-52} }