Pulse mass measles vaccination across age cohorts.

  title={Pulse mass measles vaccination across age cohorts.},
  author={Z. Agur and L Cojocaru and G Mazor and Roy M. Anderson and Yehuda L. Danon},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  volume={90 24},
Although vaccines against measles have been routinely applied over a quarter of a century, measles is still persistent in Israel, with major epidemics roughly every 5 years. Recent serological analyses have shown that only 85% of Israelis aged 18 years have anti-measles IgG antibodies. Considering the high transmissibility of the virus and the high level of herd immunity required for disease eradication, the Israeli vaccination policy against measles is now being reevaluated. Motivated by… CONTINUE READING
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