Source: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). All rights reserved. Available online: http://www.cdc.gov
Measles is an infectious disease that causes a red, non-itchy rash over most of the body and severe flu-like symptoms with a high fever. Measles is rare in the United States and Canada because of widespread immunization programs.
Current as of: July 26, 2016
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Christine Hahn, MD - Epidemiology
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