Progress Toward Regional Measles Elimination - Worldwide, 2000-2016

During 2000-2016, annual reported measles incidence decreased 87%, from 145 to 19 cases per million persons, annual estimated measles deaths decreased 84%, from 550,100 to 89,780, and an estimated 20.4 million deaths were prevented.
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