Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, June 6th, 2004
According to a study from England, "Maternal rubella is now rare in many developed countries that have rubella vaccination programs. However, in many developing countries congenital rubella syndrome (CRS) remains a major cause of developmental anomalies, particularly blindness and deafness. The World Health Organization (WHO) has provided recommendations for prevention of CRS, and, encouragingly, the number of countries introducing rubella vaccination programs has risen.
"However, declining uptake rates due to concerns about the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine in the UK, and...
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