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From March to August 2017, 165 measles cases were reported from three regions in Bulgaria. The age range was 0−55 years and 66% of the cases were under 9 years. The Roma population was disproportionally affected (89% of cases), 41% cases were unvaccinated and in 24 cases there was nosocomial transmission mostly in paediatric departments. A child under 12 months of age died. Control measures have been taken and the investigation is still ongoing.

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2017-09-07
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