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Infection Rates

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Infection rate: 100% (sounds high?) (>>Source)

Almost all non-immune children contract this respiratory disease if exposed to the virus.

Mortality rate: 1%-5%, rising to 25% (>>Source)

The case fatality rate in developing countries is generally in the range of 1 to 5%, but may be as high as 25% in populations with high levels of malnutrition and poor access to health care.


Infection rate:

Mortality rate: 0 (>>Source)

Death is very unusual.


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