Animations of measles epidemics

Animations of measles epidemics

Animation of measles epidemics in England and Wales, 1944-1994

Animation showing the dynamics of measles outbreaks in England and Wales between 1944 and 1994. New research reveals that, prior to the introduction of the measles vaccine, transmission patterns were likely driven by periodic epidemics from both large population centers and the aggregation of small towns.

IMAGE: Alexander D. Becker