according to a recent paper in the New England Journal of Medicine, Globally, more than 20 million people still get measles each year; about 122,000 of them die.
Troublingly, The number of people unvaccinated for "non-medical" reasons is creeping up.
The non-vaccination folks are causing a resurgence of measles in US.
Measles is one of the most contagious diseases humanity has ever seen. While each case of Ebola, for example, leads to about 1-2 additional cases, a single case of measles can cause up to 18 secondary infections.
PARENTS – Think hard. Don’t BLINDLY subscribe to the Conspiracy theory on vaccines. Vaccinate.
Source: BI, NEJM, NPR