Mirambo MM, Majigo M, Scana SD, Mushi MF, Aboud S, Groß U, Kidenya BR, Mshana SE. Rubella natural immunity among adolescent girls in Tanzania: the need to vaccinate child bearing aged women. BMC women's health. 2018 Jan 3;18(18). 3 p. PMID: 29298693 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC5751833
Rubella primary infection during early stages of pregnancy is associated with high risk of congenital Rubella syndrome (CRS). Prevention of CRS in the resource-limited countries requires multiple strategies. Here, we document the data on the magnitude of Rubella natural immunity among adolescent girls which is a crucial group in devising effective control strategies to prevent CRS.