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Endemic rubella is eliminated from Americas, PAHO announces

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: (Published 30 April 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h2348
  1. Michael McCarthy
  1. 1Seattle

The Americas have become the first region in the world to have eliminated the endemic transmission of rubella, the Pan American Health Organization (the World Health Organization’s regional office for the Americas) announced on 29 April. Rubella is the third viral disease to be eliminated …

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