Measles

Measles is a highly contagious infectious disease caused by measles virus. Symptoms usually develop 10–12 days after exposure to an infected person and last 7–10 days. Initial symptoms typically... Wikipedia

  • Specialty:  Infectious disease
  • Symptoms:  Fever, cough, runny nose, inflamed eyes, rash
  • Usual onset:  10–12 days after exposure
  • Duration:  7–10 days
  • Causes:  Measles virus
  • Prevention:  Measles vaccine
  • Treatment:  Supportive care
  • Frequency:  20 million per year
  • Deaths:  140,000+ (2018)
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo
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