Increasing Measles Seroprevalence in a Sample of Pediatric and Adolescent Population of Tuscany (Italy): A Vaccination Campaign Success

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Increasing Measles Seroprevalence in a Sample of Pediatric and Adolescent Population of Tuscany (Italy): A Vaccination Campaign Success
by Beatrice Zanella , Sara Boccalini , Benedetta Bonito , Marco Del Riccio , Emilia Tiscione , Paolo Bonanni , Working Group DHS , Working Group AOUMeyer , Working Group AUSLTC and Angela Bechini
Vaccines 2020, 8(3), 512; https://doi.org/10.3390/vaccines8030512 – 08 Sep 2020
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Abstract
Background: Despite the National Plan for the Elimination of Measles and congenital Rubella (NPEMcR), in 2017, a measles outbreak occurred in Italy, due to sub-optimal vaccination coverage (<95%) for many years. Since that year, the anti-measles vaccination became compulsory in minors (0–16