transmission and molecular characterisation of wild measles virus in romania, 2008 to 2012.molecular characterisation of measles virus is a powerful tool for tracing transmission. genotyping may prove the absence of endemic circulation of measles virus, i.e. transmission for more than 12 months, which is one of the criteria for verifying elimination of the disease. we have genetically characterised measles viruses detected in romania from 2008 to 2012, focusing on the recent outbreaks from 2010 to 2012 that affected mainly groups with limited access to healthcare and schools. the find ...201324342518
measles outbreak among roma people in wrocław, poland, 2012.a measles outbreak that affected mainly the roma ethnic group has been observed in wrocław, southwest poland, in spring/summer 2012. there were 15 confirmed measles cases occurring among young roma people aged from 0 to 16 years including a newborn infant, born by a mother who showed measles symptoms immediately after delivery. measles virus transmission into the general polish population was restricted to two contact cases. initiation of the outbreak by mev importation from romania has been con ...201425804066
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