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Measles Resources

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Journal Articles

Salmon DA, Haber M, Chen RT. (1999). Health consequences of religious and philosophical exemptions from immunization laws-individual and societal risks of measles. JAMA, 282(1), 47-53.


Books and pamphlets
  • Offit PA and Bell LM. (1999). Vaccines: What every parent should know (revised edition). New York: IDG Books.
  • Humiston SG and Good C. (2000). Vaccinating your child: Questions and answers for the concerned parent. Atlanta: Peachtree Publishers.
  • Atkinson W, Wolfe C, Humiston S, Nelson R (Eds.). (2000). Measles. In Epidemiology and prevention of vaccine-preventable diseases. (The Pink Book). (6th ed.). Atlanta: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
    PDF fileOn-Line Edition   (screen-reader device versiontext-only)
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). National Immunization Program. (2000).
    Vaccine-Preventable Childhood Diseases - Measles
    PDF file Vaccine Information Statement (VIS) (screen-reader device versiontext-only)


Additional web sites

Every Child by Two (ECBT)  (exit site)

All Kids Count (AKC) (exit site)

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) (exit site)

Dr. Reddy's Pediatric Office on the Web: Infections and Immunizations (exit site)

National Coalition for Adult Immunization (NCAI) (exit site)

National Coalition of Hispanic Health Organizations (COSSMHO) (exit site)

Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI) (exit site)

Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) (exit site)

Listing of State Immunization Program Websites (exit site)

Immunization Action Coalition (IAC) (exit site)

National Vaccine Program Office (NVPO) (exit site)

The Immunization Gateway (exit site)

The Vaccine Page (exit site)

National Network for Immunization Information (NNii)  (exit site)



ACIP recommendations


Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) statements are official federal recommendations for the use of vaccines in the United States

Measles, Mumps, and Rubella Vaccine Use and Strategies

Combination Vaccines for Childhood Immunization

Immunization of Adolescents

Immunization of Health-Care Workers


MMWR reports


The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) provides weekly provisional data on disease surveillance, vaccine-preventable diseases, and other public health case reports, recommendations for vaccines, and other public health recommendations.

Measles - United States, 2000  
Vol 51, No 06;120 02/15/2002

Notice to Readers: Recommendations From Meeting on Strategies for Improving Global Measles Control, May 11-12, 2000  
Vol 49, No 49;1116 12/15/2000

Measles, Rubella, and Congenital Rubella Syndrome - United States and Mexico, 1997-1999
Vol 49, No 46;1048 11/24/2000

Progress Toward Interrupting Measles Transmission - Region of the Americas, Jan 1999 - Sept 2000
Vol 49, No 43;986 11/03/2000

National, State, and Urban Area Vaccination Coverage Among Children Aged 19 - 35 Months - US, 1999
Vol 49, No 26;585 07/07/2000

Measles - United States, 1999
Vol 49, No 25;557 06/30/2000

Measles Eradication: Experience in Americas  
Vol 48, No SU01;57 12/31/1999

Global Measles Control and Regional Elimination, 1998 - 1999  
Vol 48, No 49;1124 12/17/1999

Progress Toward Measles Elimination - Eastern Mediterranean Region, 1980-1998  
Vol 48, No 47;1081 12/03/1999

Progress Toward Measles Elimination - Southern Africa, 1996-1998  
Vol 48, No 27;585 07/16/1999

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