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Fall in deaths from measles exceeds global target

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.334.7586.179 (Published 25 January 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:179

Childhood deaths from measles have fallen from an estimated 873 000 in 1999 to 345 000 in 2005, according to a modelling study. That's a 60% reduction in deaths worldwide, which suggests that WHO and Unicef have more than met their …

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