Theoretical aspects of rubella vaccination strategies.

  title={Theoretical aspects of rubella vaccination strategies.},
  author={Eric G Knox},
  journal={Reviews of infectious diseases},
  volume={7 Suppl 1},
  • Eric G Knox
  • Published 1985 in Reviews of infectious diseases
The theoretical epidemiologic basis for an appropriate vaccination strategy for the prevention of congenital rubella syndrome is outlined and reviewed. The main choice lies between a direct strategy, in which adolescent girls and women are protected against the effects of being exposed, and an indirect strategy, in which children of both sexes are vaccinated and in which women are protected through the interruption of rubella transmission and are not exposed at all. The direct strategy produces… CONTINUE READING