Identification of high risk groups for measles immunization

  • F. M. LaForce


Global immunization programmes can take justifiable pride in the dramatic increase in the fraction of infants under one year who have received measles vaccine which has been linked to a corresponding drop in measles-related mortality. These successes have dramatized condi tions and situations associated with continued circulation of wild measles virus. Enhanced immunization efforts should be focused on these high risk groups at the same time that measles surveillance systems are improved.


High Risk Group Measle Vaccine Immunization Rate Measle Case Measle Immunization 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. M. LaForce
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  1. 1.Department of MedicineThe Genesee Hospital and the University of Rochester School of Medicine and DentistryRochesterUSA

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