Vitamin A Supplementation for preventing morbidity and mortality in children from six months to five
There has been mass hysteria on the part of the U.S. media regarding measles.
Take a look at this study.
Vitamin A deficiency (VAD) contributes to one's lack of ability to fight off measles infection.
Get those orange veggies!
"AUTHORS' CONCLUSIONS: Vitamin A supplementation is associated with a clinically meaningful reduction in morbidity and mortality in children. Therefore, we suggest maintaining the policy of universal supplementation for children under five years of age in populations at risk of VAD."