For many years, rates of measles (per 100,000 population) reported by the WHO European and Americas Regions have been similar. During the same period, both regions have maintained high uptake of measles vaccine. [1,2] In the following graph, I’ve contrasted these figures with those of Africa, which continues to report both high measles rates and inadequate vaccine usage.
- Berger S. Measles: Global Status, 2018. 497 pages, 537 graphs, 5,151 references. Gideon e-books, https://www.gideononline.com/ebooks/disease/measles-global-status/
- Berger S. Infectious Diseases of the World, 2018. 1,463 pages, 430 graphs, 39,718 references. Gideon e-books, https://www.gideononline.com/ebooks/country/infectious-diseases-of-the-world/
- Gideon e-Gideon multi-graph tool, https://www.gideononline.com/cases/multi-graphs/