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Eurosurveillance Editions 2010,  Volume 15:
Dec: 16 | 09 | 02 |
Nov: 25 | 18 | 11 | 04 |
Oct: 28 | 21 | 14 | 07 |
Sep: 30 | 23 | 16 | 09 | 02 |
Aug: 26 | 19 | 12 | 05 |
Jul: 29 | 22 | 15 | 08 | 01 |
Jun: 24 | 17 | 10 | 03 |
May: 27 | 20 | 13 | 06 |
Apr: 29 | 22 | 15 | 08 | 01 |
Mar: 25 | 18 | 11 | 04 |
Feb: 25 | 18 | 11 | 04 |
Jan: 28 | 21 | 14 | 07 |

Eurosurveillance Special Editions 2010,  Volume 15:
Vector-borne diseases December 2010
Spotlight on measles Part II December 2010
Socioeconomic determinants July 2010
Zoonotic diseases June 2010
Spotlight on measles Part I June 2010
Tuberculosis March 2010


In this issue:
European Immunization Week
Measles outbreaks and elimination measures in Poland, MMR catch-up vaccinations for school leaver's in the UK, an ongoing mumps outbreak in the Netherlands, and recent polio cases in Tajikistan


Eurosurveillance, Volume 15, Issue 17, 29 April 2010

Table of Contents

Editorials

Spotlight on measles 2010
Measles still spreads in Europe: who is responsible for the failure to vaccinate?
Rapid communications

Outbreak of poliomyelitis in Tajikistan in 2010: risk for importation and impact on polio surveillance in Europe?
On 23 April 2010, the World Health Organisation announced the confirmation of wild poliovirus serotype 1 (WPV1) in seven samples from children with Acute Flaccid Paralysis in Tajikistan, in the contex(...)
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Protection against poliomyelitis in Europe
The reappearance of circulating wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV 1) in Tajikistan is the first outbreak from imported wild poliovirus since the World Health Organization (WHO) European Region was declared (...)
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Ongoing mumps outbreak in a student population with high vaccination coverage, Netherlands, 2010
Since December 2009, mumps incidence has increased in the Netherlands. As of 20 April 2010, 172 cases have been notified on the basis of laboratory confirmation or linkage to a laboratory-confirmed ca(...)
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Surveillance and outbreak reports

Spotlight on measles 2010: A measles outbreak in a Roma population in Pulawy, eastern Poland, June to August 2009
We describe a local indigenous outbreak of measles in a susceptible Roma community, which occurred in Pulawy, a town of 50,000 citizens in the Lubelskie province (eastern Poland) during summer 2009. F(...)
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Spotlight on measles 2010: An epidemiological overview of measles outbreaks in Poland in relation to the measles elimination goal
The objective of this study was to describe transmission chains of measles observed in Poland during 2008-2009. A decade ago, the incidence of measles in Poland declined and approached one case per mi(...)
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Perspectives

Mass immunisation campaign in a Roma settled community created an opportunity to estimate its size and measles vaccination uptake, Poland, 2009
During a mass immunisation campaign following an outbreak of measles in a Roma community settled in the town of Pulawy, Poland, we performed an estimation of the size of this Roma population and an as(...)
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Immunisations among school leavers: is there a place for measles-mumps-rubella vaccine?
To ascertain measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) immunisation coverage among school leavers in an inner city London borough following a local MMR catch-up initiative, a questionnaire was sent to parents and g(...)
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Miscellaneous

In the national epidemiological bulletins – a selection from current issues
Job vacancies at the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

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