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The 2010 Nationwide Measles Supplementary Immunization Activity (SIA): China’s Largest Vaccination Campaign Ever

  • Lixin HaoEmail author
  • Yuqing Zhou
  • Chao Ma
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Part of the Public Health in China book series (PUBHECH, volume 3)

Abstract

“MoH issued an action plan for a nationwide measles vaccine SIA!” This news made Dr. Xiaofeng Liang, China CDC NIP director, very excited, but then he felt the burden on his shoulders increase. Given that China is the world’s largest country, having a population of 1.3 billion people, it was not so easy to make a decision to conduct a nationwide SIA.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Immunization Program, Chinese Center for Disease Control and PreventionBeijingChina

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