Economic costs of measles outbreak in the Netherlands, 2013–2014

Anita W M Suijkerbuijk*, Tom Woudenberg, Susan J M Hahné, Laura Nic Lochlainn, Hester E. de Melker, Wilhelmina L M Ruijs, Anna K. Lugnér

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Abstract

In 2013 and 2014, the Netherlands experienced a measles outbreak in orthodox Protestant communities with low measles–mumps–rubella vaccination coverage. Assessing total outbreak costs is needed for public health outbreak preparedness and control. Total costs of this outbreak were an estimated $4.7 million.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2067-2069
Number of pages3
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Volume21
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2015

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