Epidemiology of measles and mumps in Belgium, 1994-1995

Last updated on 31-3-2022 by Wesley Van Dessel

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Since 1982, the sentinel network of general practitioners registers all new cases of measles and mumps clinically diagnosed in their practice.  This network provides the only ongoing surveillance of both diseases. In 1994-1995, measles incidence in the Flemish Region was comparable with the level in 1991-1993 (87/100 000 inhabitants).  In the Walloon Region the incidence was significantly higher in 1994-1995 (177/100 000) inhabitants) compared with the period 1991-1993 and compared with the incidence in the Flemish Region in 1994-1995.  The proportion of cases in children …

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