Thursday, May 16, 2024

Vaccinations Worldwide

Environmental & Science Education, STEM, Health, Medicine, Science & Society, Data

Ed Hessler

"Every ten seconds, one child is saved by a vaccine against a fatal disease."--Hannah Ritchie, Our World in Data, May 6, 2024

Our World in Data specializes in charts and graphs followed by discussion.The original source of the data are documented. The endnotes include some useful information about the article, e.g.,estimated reading time. Below are the topics.

On May 6. Ritchie's entry examines data on vaccines for the world, most are for 50 years. These are the headings.

--Number of lives saved by vaccinations from 1974

--Cumulative number of lives saved from vaccination since 1974

--Global infant mortality rate, with and without vaccines, 1974 - 2024

--Share of one-year-olds vaccinated against diphtheria, pertussis and tetanus

--Deaths caused by vaccine-preventable diseases, world

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