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Volume 8, Number 12—December 2002

Research

Mass Vaccination Campaign Following Community Outbreak of Meningococcal Disease

Gérard Krause*†Comments to Author , Carina Blackmore†, Steven Wiersma†, Cheryll Lesneski‡, Laurey Gauch‡, and Richard S. Hopkins†
Author affiliations: *Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; †Florida Department of Health, Tallahassee, Florida, USA; ‡Putnam County Health Department, Palatka, Florida, USA;

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Table 2

Vaccinations by day and target area, Putnam County, Florida, 1998–1999

Vaccination dates Vaccinees within target area Vaccinees outside target area Total vaccinees % of all vaccinees in target area
12/30/98 5,398 229 5,627 96
12/31/98 3,393 656 4,049 84
1/2/99 1,292 2,180 3,472 37
Total first 3 days 10,083 3,065 13,148 77
1/2–20/99 363 24 387 94
Total 10,446 3,089 13,535 77

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