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Measles Surveillance in Karachi

Karachi, Pakistan


Summary

This is a Gates Foundation funded project with the objective to determine the incidence of measles in Karachi, to estimate complications of measles and to determine what proportions of clinically diagnosed cases are confirmed serologically. The burden of disease study has concluded after 3 and a half years of surveillance in 5 large tertiary care hospitals in Karachi. Currently we are conducting population based measles vaccine effectiveness studies.

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