Much of the reduction of child deaths in the last generation was achieved because of a reduction of deaths caused by vaccine-preventable disease. From 's article 'How is the world doing in its fight against vaccine preventable diseases?':
The number of child deaths caused by diseases for which vaccines are available declined from 5.1 million deaths in 1990 to 1.5 million deaths 25 years later.
1963: Without a vaccine, measles killed 2.6 million people 2016: 86% of the 🌍 is immunized, ⬇️ deaths to 68,000/yr researchers and 's graphs show how #VaccinesWork to fight deadly diseases like measles For more:
The number of child deaths halved since 1990 Much of this was achieved in vaccine-preventable diseases: -Diseases for which vaccines are available killed 5.1 million children in 1990 -A generation later this declined to 1.5 million 's new post
The number of child deaths caused by diseases for which vaccines are available declined from 5.1 million deaths in 1990 to 1.5 million. The decline of deaths from other causes was much smaller. This is from the blog by for here:
Vaccines are amazing: the number of child deaths caused by diseases for which vaccines are available fell by over 2/3 in 25 years. 3.6 million(!) fewer kids under the age of 5 died from these diseases in 2015 than in 1990:
For #WorldImmunizationWeek looks at the global achievements thanks to vaccines – millions of deaths are prevented through immunization each year – and ahead at the possibilities: vaccines could prevent many more deaths
Do vaccines save millions of lives every year? Yes they do. Could we be doing even better? Yep. "How is the world doing in its fight against vaccine preventable diseases?" #vaccineswork #publichealth
"reductions in child deaths were primarily achieved by a reduction of the number of deaths from vaccine-preventable diseases … from 5.1 million child deaths in 1990 to 1.5 million child deaths 25 years later" Global health researcher reports
Vaccines are amazing: the number of child deaths caused by diseases for which vaccines are available fell by over 2/3 in 25 years. 3.6 million(!) fewer kids under the age of 5 died from these diseases in 2015 than in 1990:
Deaths from vaccine-preventable diseases, 1990-2015: Read more here: via
Deaths from tuberculosis, the most deathly vaccine-preventable disease, have been reduced from 1.8 million (1990) to 1.21 million (2016). A better vaccine and more effective antibiotic treatment options are desperately needed. Read more here:
Vaccines save nearly 4 million children (or roughly the population of Los Angeles) every year. Read more from via
1963: Without a vaccine, measles killed 2.6 million people 2016: 86% of the 🌍 is immunized, ⬇️ deaths to 68,000/yr Graphs show how #VaccinesWork to fight deadly diseases like measles
How is the world doing in its fight against vaccine preventable diseases? and show that deaths due to vaccine-preventable diseases are dropping much more dramatically than other death rates. #VaccinesWork
MT : The no of vaccine-preventable #ChildDeaths declined from 5.1 mio in 1990 to 1.5 mio. The decline of deaths from other causes was much smaller. From the blog by for here:
The gains in global vaccination coverage have slowed down slightly in the last few years. The WHO estimates that 19.5 million infants worldwide are still at risk of Vaccine Preventable Diseases because they miss out on basic vaccin…
2 to 3 million deaths are prevented every year through immunization against diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, and measles. #VaccinesWork