Global Routine Vaccination Coverage, 2010

November 2011
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;11/11/2011, Vol. 60 Issue 44, p1520
The article offers information regarding the Expanded Program on Immunization which was introduced by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 1974 and focused on several vaccine-preventable diseases including tuberculosis, poliomyelitis, and diphtheria. It also presents the statistical analysis that shows the estimated global coverage with a target of decreasing the diseases that are preventable by the vaccines and related morbidity and mortality by improving national immunization programs.


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