Burden and Trend of Measles in Nigeria: Five-year Review Case-base Surveillance Data

Description: 

Measles is a vaccine preventable, highly transmissible viral infection that affects mostly under-five year children. The disease is caused by a Morbillivirus; member of the Paramyxovirus family.

Objective:

We reviewed measles specific Integretaged Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) data from Nigeria over a five-year period to highlights its burden and trends, and make recommendations for improvements.

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Original Publication Year: 
2018
Event/Publication Date: 
January, 2018

January 19, 2018

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