Weekly Epidemiological Record (WER) for 15 July 2011

The Weekly Epidemiological Record (WER) for 15 July 2011, vol. 86, 29 (pp 301–316) includes: Rubella vaccines: WHO position Paper

“In an updated position paper…WHO recommends that countries use the opportunity of accelerated measles control and elimination activities to introduce rubella-containing vaccine. All countries that have not yet introduced rubella vaccine, and are providing two doses of measles vaccine using routine immunization and/or supplementary immunization activities should consider the inclusion of rubella-containing vaccine in their immunization programme.