Infographic: The Largest Preventable Outbreaks

There is no doubt that vaccines have saved millions of lives, and countless more from suffering the effects of disease. But there is still a long way to go in making effective use of the vaccines we already have available. The infographic below shows the number of cases reported in the largest outbreaks of preventable diseases since 2008.

There is no doubt that vaccines have saved millions of lives, and countless more from suffering the effects of disease. But there is still a long way to go in making effective use of the vaccines we already have available. The infographic below shows the number of cases reported in the largest outbreaks of preventable diseases since 2008.

 

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  1. Molly

    Hate to break it to you, but you’ve spelled “Malawi” wrong under the measles outbreak section. Also – you might want to specify which country’s immunization schedule you are using. Many of the countries with large outbreaks do not use MMR, but just M or MR, which have different age specifications. Looks great!!

  2. Naomi

    Can you double check the figures for pertussis in Australia? It doesn’t fit with the total number of pertussis outbreaks or the total number for Australia?

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