Measles complications in a Nigerian hospital setting

@inproceedings{Onoja2013MeaslesCI,
  title={Measles complications in a Nigerian hospital setting},
  author={Anyebe Bernard Onoja and Adekunle Johnson Adeniji and Adedayo Omotayo Faneye},
  year={2013}
}
In spite of active measles vaccination efforts in 2005 in southern Nigeria, re-emergence continues to occur. This study was carried out to ascertain the incidence of measles, severity, mortality and its complications, in order to enhance treatment and reduce under-five child mortality. Secondary data from the records in the measles ward of Oni Memorial Children’s Hospital, Ibadan was used. The period under investigation was 2005 to 2008, following the catch-up and follow-up measles vaccination… CONTINUE READING

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