African Journal of
Pharmacy and Pharmacology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Pharm. Pharmacol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0816
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPP
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 2226

Review

The role of vaccines in elimination and global eradication of measles- a review of literature

I. O. Okonko 1*, B. A. Onoja1 , A. O. Adedeji2, A. A. Ogun3 , A. O. Udeze4, J. Ejembi5 , K. N. Garba1 , O. C. Egun6  and A. Fowotade7    
1Department of Virology, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria, World Health Organization Collaborative Centre for Arbovirus Reference and Research, World Health Organization Regional Reference Polio Laboratory, World Health Organization National Reference Centre for Influenza. National HIV Reference Laboratory. 2Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria. 3Department of Epidemiology, Medical Statistics and Environmental Health, Faculty of Public Health, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria 4Virology Unit, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria. 5Department of Clinical Microbiology, Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital (ABUTH), Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria. 6Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria. 7Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin, Nigeria.
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  •  Accepted: 23 July 2009
  •  Published: 30 September 2009

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