Has the 2005 measles mortality reduction goal been achieved? A natural history modelling study.

@article{Wolfson2007HasT2,
  title={Has the 2005 measles mortality reduction goal been achieved? A natural history modelling study.},
  author={Lara J. Wolfson and Peter M. Strebel and Marta Gacic-Dobo and Edward J. Hoekstra and Jeffrey Mcfarland and Bradley S Hersh},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={2007},
  volume={369 9557},
  pages={191-200}
}
BACKGROUND In 2002, the UN General Assembly Special Session on Children adopted a goal to reduce deaths owing to measles by half by the end of 2005, compared with 1999 estimates. We describe efforts and progress made towards this goal. METHODS We assessed trends in immunisation against measles on the basis of national implementation of the WHO/UNICEF… CONTINUE READING