Measles outbreaks in the Mozambican refugee camps in Malawi : the continued need for an effective vaccine.
The case-fatality rate was high among children less than five years old.
Children were being inappropriately vaccinated, either being vaccinated at less than six months of age or failing to receive a second dose if vaccinated at six months.
Mots-clés Pascal : Virose, Infection, Homme, Afrique, Rougeole, Epidémiologie, Surveillance sanitaire, Vaccination, Réfugié, Enfant, Age, Malawi, Camp réfugié
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Viral disease, Infection, Human, Africa, Measles, Epidemiology, Sanitary surveillance, Vaccination, Refugee, Child, Age, Malawi, Refugee camp
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 91-0319057
Code Inist : 002B05C02C. Création : 199406.