While measles, pertussis and tetanus were responsible during the early 1990s for nearly two million deaths in developing countries, no deaths were attributable to them in industrialized countries.
More than 96% of global deaths by communicable diseases were also, from developing countries.
Respiratory inspections ranked first in communicable morbidify at all ages.
Even though vaccines of bacterial or viral origin or a prophylactic for passive immunization are produced in 24,16 and 15 developing countries, respectively, none of the developing countries manufactures a plasma-derived prophylactic or biological response modifier.
Nearly every country relies on import of one or more vaccines.
Mots-clés Pascal : Article synthèse, Homme, Age, Vaccination, Vaccin, Pays en développement, Immunothérapie, Traitement, Prévention, Enquête socioéconomique, Aspect politique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Review, Human, Age, Vaccination, Vaccine, Developing countries, Immunotherapy, Treatment, Prevention, Socioeconomical inquiry, Political aspect
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 95-0019240
Code Inist : 002B30A03A. Création : 09/06/1995.