Measles incidence, case fatality, and delayed mortality in children with or without vitamin A supplementation in rural Ghana.

@article{Dollimore1997MeaslesIC,
  title={Measles incidence, case fatality, and delayed mortality in children with or without vitamin A supplementation in rural Ghana.},
  author={N Dollimore and Felicity T. Cutts and Fred Newton Binka and David A. Ross and Stephen S. Morris and Peter G Smith},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={1997},
  volume={146 8},
  pages={646-54}
}
Data on measles incidence, acute case fatality, and delayed mortality were collected on 25,443 children aged 0-95 months during the course of a community-based, double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized trial of vitamin A supplementation in rural, northern Ghana between 1989 and 1991. Measles vaccine coverage in these children was 48%. The overall estimated measles incidence rate was 24.3 per 1,000 child-years, and acute case fatality was 15.7%. There was not significantly increased… CONTINUE READING

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