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Measles in the 21st Century

10 May, 2012
EK Mulholland, UK Griffiths, and R Biellik., Source: N Engl J Med

Barely 20 years ago, such a high proportion of childhood deaths globally was attributable to measles that the going estimate of more than 1 million measles-related deaths per year was almost certainly an underestimate. Pediatric wards in the developing world were filled with patients with measles and its complications, and measles continued to be a major cause of blindness globally.

This entry was posted on Thursday, May 10th, 2012 at 2:34 pm and is filed under Literature.

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