Non-specific beneficial effect of measles immunisation: analysis of mortality studies from developing countries.

@article{Aaby1995NonspecificBE,
  title={Non-specific beneficial effect of measles immunisation: analysis of mortality studies from developing countries.},
  author={Peter Aaby and Badara Samb and François Simondon and A M Seck and Kim M. Knudsen and Hilton C. Whittle},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={1995},
  volume={311 7003},
  pages={481-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine whether the reduction in mortality after standard titre measles immunisation in developing countries can be explained simply by the prevention of acute measles and its long term consequences. DESIGN An analysis of all studies comparing mortality of unimmunised children and children immunised with standard titre measles vaccine in developing countries. STUDIES 10 cohort and two case-control studies from Bangladesh, Benin, Burundi, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Senegal, and Zaire… CONTINUE READING
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