Global reduction in measles mortality

Durrheim, David (2012) Global reduction in measles mortality. The Lancet, 380 (9850). p. 1303.

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Abstract

[Extract] The recent stalling of measles elimination efforts in Europe and Africa, and downwards revision of estimated measles deaths prevented, has tempered optimism that this killer of children will soon be vanquished.¹²³ Progress in the Western Pacific region provides welcome optimism. Measles incidence declined from 27·0 in 2010 to 11·6 per million population in 2011.⁴

Item ID: 25934
Item Type: Article (Short Note)
Keywords: measles, measles mortality, measles elimination
ISSN: 0140-6736
Date Deposited: 27 Mar 2013 05:23
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111799 Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9204 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) > 920499 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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