Measles mortality in high and low burden districts of India: Estimates from a nationally representative study of over 12,000 child deaths

Author: Shaun K. Morris et al.
Category: Service delivery

Abstract

Measles killed over 100,000 children in India in 2005 and girls were at higher risk than boys. The majority of measles deaths occurred in a few states and high burden districts. The results of this study highlight the importance of focusing measles supplementary immunization activities in high burden districts.

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Type Journal article
Language English
Country India
Link http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0264410X13009341
Journal Vaccine
Volume 31
Year 2013
Disease , Measles
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