Epidemic Outbreak of Measles in the Region of Plovdiv, Bulgaria (March-July 2017)

Petya Argirova, Andrei Petrov, Nikolay Vatev, Maria Atanasova, Mariana Mourdjeva, Mariana Stoycheva
  • World Journal of Vaccines, January 2018, Scientific Research Publishing, Inc,
  • DOI: 10.4236/wjv.2018.81001

Epidemic Outbreak of Measles (March-July 2017)

What is it about?

It is about the epidemiological and clinical characteristics of an oubreak of measles, which included 141 patients with 1 death

Why is it important?

It is important because the data show that gaps in the immunization program can lead to epidemic outbreaks of measles.


Medical Doctor Nikolay Vatev
Medical University - Plovdiv

The population needs to be convinced of the benefits of immunizations and to maintain an immunization coverage of at least 95%.

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