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Substantial decline in global measles deaths, but disease still kills 90 000 per year
 

Substantial decline in global measles deaths, but disease still kills 90 000 per year

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In 2016, an estimated 90 000 people died from measles – an 84% drop from more than 550 000 deaths in 2000.
 
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27 Oct 2017 - General
 
Thank you for sharing this Meiyi Chu . This data about the reduction of mortality from measles by 84% as compared to data from the year 2000 goes to show the importance of vaccination in preventing illnesses. It is important that healthcare providers, especially the younger ones, will continue to be aggressive in providing vaccination and convince those who do not believe in the essence of vaccination. We can pre...
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