The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 65, Issue 2, pp 325–327 | Cite as

Measles practices and surveillances in Karachi, Pakistan

  • Mubina Agboatwalla
  • Asif Aslam
Letter to Editor


Measle Slum Area Measle Case Spicy Food Measle Immunization 
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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mubina Agboatwalla
    • 1
  • Asif Aslam
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PaediatricsCivil HospitalKarachiPakistan
  2. 2.UNICEFKarachiPakistan

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