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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Book and herb loving mama to 1 preteen and 2 teens (when did that happen?). We travel, go to school, homeschool, live rurally, eat our veggies, spend too much time...
If there was one death, you can be sure we will all be informed about it.
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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