A prolonged, nationwide measles outbreak despite very high vaccination coverage in Israel, 2018-19

Emilia Anis, Eric J. Haas, Viki Indenbaum, Sheperd Roee Singer, Bruce Warshavsky, Shmuel Rishpon, Manfred S. Green, Ella Mendelson, Itamar Grotto, Ehud Kaliner, Siegal Sadetzki

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)678-685
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Infection
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 2021

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
We would like to thank Mr. Ruslan Gosinov and Ms. Orna Cohen for their contribution to data collection and management, and the staff of the District Health Offices for performing the epidemiological investigations and identifying and providing post- exposure prophylaxis to contacts.


  • Case importation
  • Control measures
  • Measles outbreak
  • Vaccination coverage and timing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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