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ERIC Number: EJ423929
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0090-0036
A Measles Outbreak at a College with a Prematriculation Immunization Requirement.
Hersh, Bradley S.; And Others
American Journal of Public Health, v81 n3 p360-64 Mar 1991
Reports a retrospective cohort study among students living in campus dormitories to examine potential risk factors for measles vaccine failure. As in secondary schools, measles outbreaks can occur among highly vaccinated college populations. Requiring two doses of measles vaccine for college entrants should help reduce measles outbreaks in college settings. (AF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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