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Rubella metapopulation dynamics and importance of spatial coupling to the risk of congenital rubella syndrome in Peru.

Abstract:

Rubella is generally a mild childhood disease, but infection during early pregnancy may cause spontaneous abortion or congenital rubella syndrome (CRS), which may entail a variety of birth defects. Consequently, understanding the age-structured dynamics of this infection has considerable public health value. Vaccination short of the threshold for local elimination of transmission will increase the average age of infection. Accordingly, the classic concern for this infection is the potential f...

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Publisher copy:
10.1098/rsif.2010.0320
Journal:
Journal of the Royal Society, Interface / the Royal Society More from this journal
Volume:
8
Issue:
56
Pages:
369-376
Publication date:
2011-03-01
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EISSN:
1742-5662
ISSN:
1742-5689
Language:
English
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pubs:314531
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uuid:a9c58593-e052-4188-ad05-0517c3fa055d
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pubs:314531
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314531
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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