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IASR Vol. 39,
No. 4 (No. 458) April 2018

  topicMeasles in Japan, as of February 2018

  • Summary of the measles outbreak in Matsuzaka, Ise, and Tsu areas in Mie Prefecture and the measures taken, February 2017
  • Measles outbreak in Higashi-Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture, February 2017
  • Measles outbreak in Yamagata Prefecture, March 2017
  • Measles outbreak originating from parents/guardians attending a primary school entrance ceremony and challenges identified regarding response measures, Kanazawa City, April 2017
  • Measles outbreak originating from a group of foreigners who travelled extensively in Japan, October 2017
  • Occurrence of measles in Yamagata Prefecture—Difference in transmission between modified measles and typical measles patients
  • Analysis of the measles elimination status in Japan in 2016 based on sequence analysis of measles virus
  • Measles seroprevalence in Japan, FY2017—National Epidemiological Surveillance of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases (preliminary data)
  • Global situation of measles, 2017
  • Progress and current status of measles elimination in the WHO Western Pacific Region, 2008-2017
  • Large measles outbreak introduced by asylum seekers and spread among the insufficiently vaccinated resident population, Berlin, October 2014 to August 2015 (abridged translation)
  • Enteroviruses detected through the environmental poliovirus surveillance program (National Epidemiological Surveillance of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases) in FY 2016
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