1. "The Center.... seeks to dispel some of the common misconceptions and misinformation surrounding childhood vaccines.......Before vaccines, parents in the United States could expect that every year:.... Measles would infect about 4 million children, killing 3,000 http://www.vaccine.chop.edu/"----Vaccine Education Center at the The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Comment: There were around 200-400 deaths per year just before vaccination.
Pertussis (whooping cough) would kill 8,000 children, most of whom were under the age of one
2. [Feb 2002] "Measles can only be prevented by vaccination against the virus."---National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID)