One would think this would be an easy question to answer, but alas, no. I spent 10 minutes on google and on phac in particular and got nowhere.
I know people died of measles in Canada during a large outbreak in 1989. That is the last I know of - but if others know otherwise, I am all ears.
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If there was one death, you can be sure we will all be informed about it.
~paraphrased from "Forrest Gump"~
Looking for stats about deaths in recent years for Canada and can't find any. Is there 0 deaths considering it's well below 1,000 cases a year for measles? Could someone point me in the right direction? Also is there any information on how many had serious complications such as pneumonia, etc?
2011 Quebec outbreak: http://www.msss.gouv.qc.ca/en/sujets/prob_sante/measles/portrait2011.php (no deaths, but the bottom of the page shows the complications.
there's isn't any stats up yet for the BC measles outbreak
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