Monday, January 28, 2008

Director"s Comments: Immunization Success

Listen to the NLM Director's Comments on Immunization Success. The transcript is also available.

The number of cases of vaccine-preventable disease is at an all time low, and related hospitalizations and deaths have declined significantly because of vaccinations, reports a recent study in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The study notes a 92 percent decline in cases and a 99 percent drop in deaths from diphtheria, mumps, whooping cough, and tetanus since 1980...


[Source: What's New on MedlinePlus]

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