Vaccines are a gift to humanity. Soon after introduction of vaccination measles were eradicated. How good is it to not have the measles around anymore! Go to the link to see similar charts for other vaccines. Source:
Thanks to for reminding me of this great visualization of measles vaccination in the US (cases per 100,000 people)
Measles cases per 100,000 people before and after introduction of the measles vaccine
This piece by the Wall Street Journal is a modern classic of #dataviz. It is abundantly clear from these heatmaps that vaccines are powerful. These charts show the number of cases per 100,000 people for all 50 states (and DC) over the past 70ish years.
"Une image vaut 1000 mots". Nombre de cas de rougeole pour 100 000 personnes, avant et après introduction du vaccin. Graphes pour d’autres maladies ici : #stdataviz
#VaccinesWork "The number of infected people, measured over 70-some years and across all 50 states and the District of Columbia, generally declined after vaccines were introduced."
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Very clean delivery of an important and powerful message: Vaccines work !! Also, a nice reminder on the importance of data visualization. For scientific exchange it's helpful, when engaging people outside the scientific community it is essential
Some great infographics from the Wall Street Journal on the impact of vaccines on disease rates: View state-level data of infectious diseases before and after vaccines were introduced
Vaccines work! introduction of measles vaccine in the US in the early 1960s and disease incidence since, any state and year. Amazing graphics from
Are you curious about how vaccination has changed mortality in your state? Take a look at these fantastic heat maps. Communicating public health successes are critical to getting citizens’ support. Public health saves lives. Millions. #EndEpidemics
Battling Infectious Diseases in the 20th Century: The Impact of Seven Vaccines via & & Great graphics!
Great set of #dataviz on the incidence of several infectious diseases from #Measles to #Smallpox before and after #vaccines were introduced by US states. #InvestInPeople #EndPoverty #HumanCapital
Great illustration on the impact of vaccines on infectious disease! Also the graphics nerd in me is appreciative of the visuals. 💉📊🤓 via