Different measles outbreaks in Belgium, January to June 2016 - a challenge for public health.

Last updated on 30-11-2019 by Tine Grammens

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During the first half of 2016, several outbreaks of measles were reported in the three regions of Belgium. Main challenges for public health were severe complications occurring in adults, nosocomial transmission and infection in healthcare workers. Here, we describe those outbreaks and lessons learnt for public health.

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