American Journal of Diseases of Children

International Conference on Measles Immunization held at National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, November 7–9, 1961. Volume 103, number 3, 387 pages, March, 1962. American Medical Association Publication. 1962

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  • Department of Pediatrics Tulane University Medicine School, New Orleans Louisiana

The entire March number of the American Journal of Diseases of Children is devoted to publication of the papers presented at the International Conference on Measles Immunization which took place at the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, from November 7 to 9, 1961. Here are 530 pages of profusely illustrated articles, with detailed bibliographies, covering our entire knowledge of the epidemiologic features of measles in various populations of the world; the pathologic tissue and cell alterations; the serologic studies on measles from early times until the present. The recent data on development of various types of measles vaccine and the experience gained in clinical assay are here to be found in detail.

Readers of the American Journal of Tropical Medicine are sure to find articles of interest, with statistics on morbidity, mortality, complications of measles in India, Nigeria, Chile, Australia, South Africa; and studies on the development of detectable measles antibody at varying ages in different populations.

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