Modelling study estimates more than 30 million deaths prevented since 2000, thanks to vaccines

Share your Subscriber Article
You have 5 articles to share every month. Send this story to a friend!
This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.
Loading, please wait...
play article
Subscribers can listen to this article

While Covid-19 vaccines are being distributed across the world, there is an ongoing debate between those for and against the jab.  

Fortunately, scientific studies have established the positive impact vaccination has had on the global population to date.

One such study, published in The Lancet, measured the health impact of childhood vaccination programmes in 98 low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). 

Read this for free
Get 14 days free to read all our investigative and in-depth journalism. Thereafter you will be billed R75 per month. You can cancel anytime and if you cancel within 14 days you won't be billed.
Already a subscriber? Sign in
Voting Booth
Have you entered our Health of the Nation survey?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
27% - 9952 votes
73% - 26301 votes