Question: Should SAGE recommend the removal of the criterion that MCV2 only be given if MCV1 coverage is >80% for the introduction of routine measles second dose as stated in the 2009 measles vaccine position paper.

Population: Children.

Intervention: Routine administration of a 2nd dose of measles (-containing) vaccine (MCV2).

Comparison(s): Introduction of MCV2 only in case of fulfilling the criterion for introduction as outlined in the 2009 WHO position paper on measles vaccine.

Outcome: Cases of measles.

  • Evidence to recommendation table
  • Measles