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Infographic: Measles & Rubella Initiative - A Global Partnership to Stop Measles and Rubella

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Measles & Rubella Initiative - A global partnership to stop measles & rubella

  • 1.1 billion vaccinated since 2001
  • 78% fewer child deaths because of measles vaccine
  • 330 children still die of measles every day – that’s 14 every hour
  • 13.8 million deaths averted 2000-2012
  • 1 in 5 child lives saved since 1990 due to measles vaccine
  • it costs about $1 to vaccinate a child against measles

Measles move fast, we must move faster.

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  • Page last updated: January 27, 2014
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