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MMWR Examines Progress Toward Rubella, Congenital Rubella Syndrome Control In SE Asia

CDC’s “Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report”: Progress Toward Rubella and Congenital Rubella Syndrome Control — South-East Asia Region, 2000-2016
Sudhir Khanal of the Expanded Program on Immunization at the WHO’s South-East Asia Regional Office and colleagues discuss vaccination and surveillance efforts to contain rubella and congenital rubella syndrome (CRS) in South East Asia from 2000-2016. The authors note, “The regional goal of rubella and CRS control by 2020 appears to be achievable; with continued investment in [vaccination activities], and improved rubella and CRS surveillance, a regional rubella elimination goal might be considered in the near future” (6/1).

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