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Hepatitis E Virus in the Terai of Nepal: Community-Based Cohort Study of Pregnant Women in Sarlahi District and Investigation of the 2014 Outbreak in Biratnagar, Morang District
(Johns Hopkins University, 2016-07-28)
In South Asia, hepatitis E virus (HEV) is an important cause of morbidity and mortality and poses a special threat to pregnant women. However, the burden of both infection and illness in the Terai of Nepal have received ...
Characterization of Pertussis Risk and Antibody Transfer in Infants in Sarlahi District, Nepal: A Community-Based Prospective Cohort Study
(Johns Hopkins University, 2014-12-02)
Background: Pertussis is estimated to cause 2% of childhood deaths globally and is a growing public health problem. Infants are at greatest risk of morbidity and mortality. Maternal vaccination during pregnancy may be ...
Mandatory School Immunization Laws in the United States: Historical origins, policy implementation, and assessing the impact of strengthening exemption requirements
(Johns Hopkins University, 2018-02-05)
Problem Statement: High immunization coverage among school-age children has been achieved in the United States through the collaborative efforts of federal agencies, state administrations, health care providers, and medical ...