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Publié le 22 Janvier 2013

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Juste deux petites figures d'incidence (1924-2001/2009).

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In Canada, death is estimated to occur once in 3,000 cases of measles

ce qui correspond à un taux de létalité de 0.33/1000.


	
	Immunisation Canada

	http://immunize.ca/en/diseases-vaccines/measles.aspx
	


In the pre-vaccine era, [...] Every year in Canada, measles was responsible for 50 to 75 deaths. [...] The number of cases has fallen by over 99% (from about 350,000 per year before 1963 to less than 2000 per year in 1995.)

ce qui correspond à un taux de létalité d'à peu près 0.18/1000 ou 1 décès pour 6000 cas.


	
	On peut soupconner un "effet plateau" (l'ordre de grandeur du rapport décès/cas reste faible et à peu près constant depuis les années 50: entre environ 0.1 et 0.3/1000), comme dans le cas de l'Angleterre/Pays de Galle.
	


 

Actualités

Public Health Notice: Measles
17 juillet 2013

Since the beginning of the year, nearly 30 cases of measles have been identified in six Canadian provinces: British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. At this time in 2012, six cases had been reported to the Public Health Agency of Canada.
[...]
Most cases reported in Canada so far this year are travel-related. This happens when travellers, who may be susceptible, catch measles in a country where the disease is still occurring and return infected to Canada. They then infect others in their communities who are susceptible. These are called secondary transmissions.
[...]

Rédigé par Julie

Publié dans #Canada, #Actualité