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The U.S. ranks 75th in rubella

30 April 2011 2 comments

According to the World Health Organization, there were sixteen cases of rubella reported in the United States in 2008, which is enough to make the United States rank rank seventy-fifth in that category. China ranks first, with 120,354 reported cases of rubella.

The U.S. ranks 48th in leprosy

15 November 2010 1 comment

According to the World Health Organization, in 2008 there were 150 reported leprosy cases in the U.S., which makes the United States rank forty-eighth out of one hundred thirteen ranked countries. India ranks first, with 134,184 reported cases of leprosy.

The U.S. ranks 4th in pertussis

11 November 2010 Leave a comment

According to the World Health Organization, in 2008 there were 13,213 reported cases of pertussis in the United States,which makes the United States rank fourth out of one-hundred sixty four nations in that category. India ranked first, with 44,180 reported cases of pertussis in 2008.