A randomized, controlled trial of vitamin A in children with severe measles.

@article{Hussey1990ARC,
  title={A randomized, controlled trial of vitamin A in children with severe measles.},
  author={Gregory Dudley Hussey and Max Klein},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={1990},
  volume={323 3},
  pages={160-4}
}
BACKGROUND Measles kills about 2 million children annually, and there is no specific therapy for the disease. It has been suggested that vitamin A may be of benefit in the treatment of measles. METHODS We conducted a randomized, double-blind trial involving 189 children who were hospitalized at a regional center in South Africa because of measles… CONTINUE READING
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