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Measles

More than 140,000 people died from Measles in 2019. Most deaths were from children under 5.

For more information please see; https://www.who.int/news-room/detail/05-12-2019-more-than-140-000-die-from-measles-as-cases-surge-worldwide “Infographic showing the age distribution of measles cases and the countries affected in March and the number of measles cases 2017-2019” (ECDC, 2019).

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Vaccines

What would happen if we stopped vaccinations?

Nearly everyone in the U.S. got measles before there was a vaccine, and hundreds died from it each year. Today, most doctors have never seen a case of measles. More than 15,000 Americans died from diphtheria in 1921, before there was a vaccine. Only two cases of diphtheria have been reported to CDC between 2004 […]