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Measles virus infection diminishes preexisting antibodies that offer protection from other pathogens

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Science  01 Nov 2019:
Vol. 366, Issue 6465, pp. 599-606
DOI: 10.1126/science.aay6485

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vol. 366 no. 6465 599-606

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  • Received for publication July 9, 2019
  • Accepted for publication September 30, 2019
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  1. Michael J. Mina1,2,3,*,,
  2. Tomasz Kula1,2,
  3. Yumei Leng1,
  4. Mamie Li2,
  5. Rory D. de Vries4,
  6. Mikael Knip5,6,
  7. Heli Siljander5,6,
  8. Marian Rewers7,
  9. David F. Choy8,
  10. Mark S. Wilson8,
  11. H. Benjamin Larman9,
  12. Ashley N. Nelson10,,
  13. Diane E. Griffin10,
  14. Rik L. de Swart4,
  15. Stephen J. Elledge1,2,11,
  1. 1Division of Genetics, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA.
  2. 2Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA.
  3. 3Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA.
  4. 4Department of Viroscience, Postgraduate School of Molecular Medicine, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, 3015 CN, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
  5. 5Children’s Hospital, University of Helsinki and Helsinki University Hospital, 00290 Helsinki, Finland.
  6. 6Research Program for Clinical and Molecular Metabolism, University of Helsinki, 00014 Helsinki, Finland.
  7. 7Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO 80045, USA.
  8. 8Genentech Inc., South San Francisco, CA 94080, USA.
  9. 9Department of Pathology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA.
  10. 10W. Harry Feinstone Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA.
  11. 11Program in Virology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA.
  1. Corresponding author. Email: selledge{at} (S.J.E.); mmina{at} (M.J.M.)
  • * Present address: Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics, Department of Epidemiology and Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA.

  • Present address: Human Vaccine Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA.


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