Recently, decreased acceptance of vaccination has resulted in the re-emergence of
previously well-controlled and, at times, fatal diseases such as whooping cough
(pertussis) and measles. About 1 per 100 cases of whooping cough among babies
six months old or younger is fatal, but the death rate is still about 1 per 1,500 cases
among those who are older. Up to 30% of children who get measles have complications,
and about 1 per 1000 cases are fatal. More than 200 different agents cause
They include COVID-19, HIV, Influenza and E. Coli.
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