Global Measles and Rubella Laboratory Network, January 2004-June 2005.

@article{2005GlobalMA,
  title={Global Measles and Rubella Laboratory Network, January 2004-June 2005.},
  author={},
  journal={MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report},
  year={2005},
  volume={54 43},
  pages={1100-4}
}
  • Published 2005 in MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report
Measles continues to be a leading cause of childhood morbidity and mortality in developing countries and an outbreak threat in the majority of countries. In 2000, measles was considered the fifth leading cause of childhood mortality, and the World Health Organization (WHO) estimated that approximately 777,000 measles-associated deaths occurred worldwide. In 2001, WHO and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) developed a 5-year strategic plan, endorsed by the World Health Assembly in 2003… CONTINUE READING

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