Outbreak of measles among Christian Science students--Missouri and Illinois, 1994

MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 1994 Jul 1;43(25):463-5.

Abstract

During April 4-May 17, 1994, the largest U.S. measles outbreak since 1992 occurred among students in two communities that do not routinely accept vaccination. This report summarizes the investigation of and control measures for this outbreak.

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Disease Outbreaks* / prevention & control
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Illinois / epidemiology
  • Infant
  • Male
  • Measles / epidemiology*
  • Measles / prevention & control
  • Missouri / epidemiology
  • Religion and Medicine*
  • Vaccination