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Research Article

A Measles Epidemic Threshold in a Highly Vaccinated Population

  • Jacco Wallinga mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: jacco.wallinga@rivm.nl

    Affiliation: Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, the Netherlands

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  • Janneke C. M Heijne,

    Affiliation: Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, the Netherlands

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  • Mirjam Kretzschmar

    Affiliation: Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, the Netherlands

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  • Published: October 18, 2005
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0020316

About the Authors

Jacco Wallinga, Janneke C. M Heijne, Mirjam Kretzschmar
Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, the Netherlands

Corresponding Author

Email: jacco.wallinga@rivm.nl

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

JW designed the study. JW and JCMH collected and analyzed the data. JW, JCMH, and MK contributed to writing the paper.