Measles in Bolivia: A ‘honeymoon period’

Author: Cristina Masuet-Aumatell
Category: Service delivery


This study found a high prevalence of measles susceptibility in Bolivian children. Thus, herd immunity may not have been established, and some outbreak could occur. Authorities should redress this situation before endemic measles transmission occurs nationally and regionally, and there is an urgent need to conduct more seroprevalence studies in the region.


Type Journal article
Language English
Country Not Specified, Bolivia Plurinational State Of
Journal Vaccine
Volume 31
Year 2013
Disease , Measles
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