Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals

WHO/IVB/09.03

Response to measles outbreaks in measles mortality reduction settings

This publication replaces "WHO Guidelines for Epidemic Preparedness and Response to Measles Outbreaks", May 1999.

This document is targeted for use in countries in measles mortality reduction settings. It provides guidance to public health workers at the national and regional levels on the appropriate measles outbreak prevention and response practices. More specifically, this document provides guidance on detecting and confirming a measles outbreak; investigating and managing an outbreak; and communications and public awareness during a measles outbreak (see table of contents for more details).

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