Prevention of Measles

Description of Prevention of Measles

Measles is an infectious disease caused by a virus. It spreads easily from person to person and causes classical blotchy red rashes. The rash often starts on the head and moves down the body.
Signs and Symptoms
Symptoms include:
1. Blotchy red rashes
2. Fever
3. Cough
4. Runny nose
5. Conjunctivitis (pink eye)
6. Feeling achy and run down
7. Tiny white spots inside the mouth
There is no treatment for measles. The infection can be prevented by the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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01 Nov 2021 | 04:56 PM (IST)
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