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The importance of supplementary immunisation activities to prevent measles outbreaks during the COVID-19 pandemic in Kenya

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Background The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted routine measles immunisation and supplementary immunisation activities (SIAs) in most countries including Kenya. We assessed the risk of measles outbreaks during the pandemic in Kenya as a case study for the African Region.
Methods Combining measles serological data, local contact patterns, and vaccination coverage into a cohort model, we predicted the age-adjusted population immunity in Kenya and estimated ... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12916-021-01906-9

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Journal:
BMC medicine Journal website
Volume:
19
Issue:
1
Article number:
35
Publication date:
2021-02-03
Acceptance date:
2021-01-11
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EISSN:
1741-7015
ISSN:
1741-7015
Pmid:
33531015
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1161261
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pubs:1161261
Deposit date:
2022-07-20

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