European Centre for Disease Prevention and
Control (ECDC)

Elimination of measles and rubella

Measles and rubella have been targeted for elimination in Europe by 2015.
ECDC is monitoring progress to the interruption of endemic transmission these diseases using  enhanced surveillance and epidemic intelligence.
Measles and rubella vaccinations are routinely delivered as a measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine in Europe, with the first of the two recommended doses normally given in the second year of life.  ….more

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