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>Dramatic Progress In Fight Against Measles


Aid Organizations Winning Measles Battle: Deaths Drop Dramatically

SALT LAKE CITY   |   15 December 2008   |   Recently health and relief organizations announced that measles deaths decreased by 74 percent worldwide from 2000 to 2007. The number of deaths dropped from 750,000 in 2000 to 197,000 in 2008. The significant decrease in measles deaths was due to extensive vaccination efforts. Full Story