Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, June 2nd, 2002
Globally, although national immunization programs are estimated to prevent 80 million cases and 4.5 million deaths due to measles yearly, it is estimated that more than 30 million cases and 0.9 million deaths still occur every year; around half of these deaths occur in Africa.
In southern Africa from 1996, 7 countries with a total population of...
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