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USA Rubella and Congenital Rubella Syndrome Cases

Number of reported cases of rubella and congenital rubella syndrome (CRS), by year, and chronology of rubella vaccination recommendations by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices - United States 1966-2004.

  1. 1969 - First official recommendations are published for the use of rubella vaccine. Vaccination is recommended for children aged 1 year to puberty.
  2. 1978 - Recommendations for vaccination are expanded to include adolescents and certain adults, particularly females.
  3. 1981 - Recommendations place increased emphasis on vaccination of susceptible persons in training and educational settings.
  4. 1984 - Recommendations are published for vaccination of workers in daycare centres, schools, colleges, companies, government offices, and industrial sites. Providers encouraged to conduct prenatal testing and postpartum vaccination of susceptible women. Recommendations for vaccination are expanded to include susceptible persons who travel abroad.
  5. 1990 - Recommendations include implementation of a new 2-dose schedule for measles-mumps-rubella vaccine.


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1941 Rubella Cataracts | 1944 Rubella Defects

Reference

Elimination of rubella and congenital rubella syndrome--United States, 1969-2004. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2005 Mar 25;54(11):279-82. PMID 15788995 | MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep.


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