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Rational strategy for rubella vaccination.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6129376     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Current rubella vaccination programmes, devised when knowledge of vaccine characteristics was still incomplete, have not been fully successful in protecting those at maximum risk of the sequelae of rubella infection. Now that more is known of vaccine characteristics and the impact of the initially chosen strategies has been assessed, it is time to modify immunisation strategies, the priorities being first to protect women of childbearing age, and then to interrupt transmission of rubella.
A R Hinman; K J Bart; W A Orenstein; S R Preblud
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Lancet     Volume:  1     ISSN:  0140-6736     ISO Abbreviation:  Lancet     Publication Date:  1983 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-02-14     Completed Date:  1983-02-14     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985213R     Medline TA:  Lancet     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  39-40     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Arthritis / etiology
Great Britain
Infant, Newborn
National Health Programs*
Rubella / congenital,  prevention & control*,  transmission
Rubella Vaccine* / adverse effects,  therapeutic use
United States
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Rubella Vaccine

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