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What is Measles?

Measles is fortunately a disease that is not seen often secondary to the MMR vaccine that is given to children at the ages of 15 months and 4-6 years of age. This entity is (MORE)
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Is measles contagious?

Yes, it is very contagious; people with measles can be contagious from four days before the rash appears, to four days after the the rash appears.
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How do you get the measles?

You get measles my coming in contact with someone who is infected.  They are transmitted through droplets which leave the body during  coughing or sneezing.
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Why is measles called measles?

The name "measles" is probably derived from the middle English word, maseles (plural mesels), which means spot.
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How you get a measles?

The measles is caused by a type of virus called Paramyxovirus. It is spread through the tiny droplets that may spray into the air when a person carrying the virus sneezes or c (MORE)
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Can measles blind you?

Yes, they can. While it is not common, it is possible. Helen Keller became blind and deaf after catching the measles at a very young age. However, with today's medicinal advan (MORE)