author={W. Moss and D. Griffin},
  journal={The Lancet},
  • W. Moss, D. Griffin
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • Measles is a highly contagious disease caused by measles virus and is one of the most devastating infectious diseases of man--measles was responsible for millions of deaths annually worldwide before the introduction of the measles vaccines. Remarkable progress in reducing the number of people dying from measles has been made through measles vaccination, with an estimated 164,000 deaths attributed to measles in 2008. This achievement attests to the enormous importance of measles vaccination to… CONTINUE READING
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