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Measles Since 1940

August 3, 2010

The Health Protection Agency (HPA) website has a page listing the number of cases of measles, and the number of deaths from the disease, in the UK from 1940 to the present. The single measles vaccine was available from 1968 and the triple MMR vaccine was available from 1988. The effect that the availability of these vaccines had can be seen by looking at the reductions in incidence (number of cases) of measles – and the reductions in deaths from measles – that followed the introductions of these vaccines against measles/MMR. Read the rest of this entry »