Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, November 6th, 2005
"In 2000, the WHO African Region adopted a plan to accelerate efforts to lower measles mortality with the goal of decreasing the number of measles deaths to near zero. By June, 2003, 19 African countries had completed measles supplemental immunization activities (SIA) in children aged 9 months to 14 years as part of a comprehensive measles-control strategy. We assessed the public-health impact of these control measures by use of available surveillance data," scientists in the United States report.
"We calculated percentage decline in reported measles cases...
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