||Nevertheless, all countries
should uniformly provide a second booster vaccination and a complete coverage of the
childhood population if equivalently effective results are to lead to eradication. The
strongest problem is dire poverty in subSahara Africa, in India and in other countries.
Can such countries conduct vaccination campaigns SUCCESSFULLY without a great deal of
help? A gift of the vaccine is necessary if world eradication is to succeed.
Africa, India and Southeast Asia are strongholds of measles. These strongholds MUST be
removed if success is to follow as healthy populations, recalling that many other diseases
have the same poverty distributions. Still, the eradication of measles can be argued as
premature since even Europe had incidences like 3.37/100,000 population in 2002 with
England and Ireland at epidemic levels, yet they are able to eradicate the 3 MMR diseases,
just as Peru is. Whatever the great problems might be, eventually many of them might be
seen as Afroasian poverty.