Public health response to a measles outbreak in a large correctional facility, Queensland, 2013

Chatterji, Madhumati, Baldwin, Anne M., Prakash, Rajendra, Vlack, Susan A. and Lambert, Stephen B. (2014) Public health response to a measles outbreak in a large correctional facility, Queensland, 2013. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 38 4: e294-e297.

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Author Chatterji, Madhumati
Baldwin, Anne M.
Prakash, Rajendra
Vlack, Susan A.
Lambert, Stephen B.
Title Public health response to a measles outbreak in a large correctional facility, Queensland, 2013
Journal name Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1447-4514
1445-4866
Publication date 2014
Year available 2014
Sub-type Article (original research)
Open Access Status File (Publisher version)
Volume 38
Issue 4
Start page e294
End page e297
Total pages 4
Place of publication Canberra, ACT Australia
Publisher Australian Government. Department of Health and Ageing. Office of Health Protection, Surveillance Branch
Collection year 2015
Language eng
Formatted abstract
This report documents the prompt, co-ordinated and effective public health response to a measles outbreak in Queensland in 2013. There were 17 cases in a large, high-security, regional correctional facility, a setting with unique challenges. Recommendations are provided to reduce the likelihood and magnitude of measles outbreaks in correctional facilities.
Keyword Measle
Prisoner
Justice
Correctional
Offender
Queensland
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ

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Sub-type: Article (original research)
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