Is there a vaccine for the measles?
There is a live attenuated vaccine.
MR vaccine (Measles-Rubella),
MMR vaccine (Measles, Mumps, Rubella)
MMRV (Measles, Mumps, rubella, Varicella)
anti measles vaccine is given at 9 months of age because before that the child has already got anti measles antibodies derived from her mother and the vaccine would be unable to elicit the response. At 9 months , we assume (in case of developing nations) that there are no maternal antimeasles antibodies left
Treatment for measles Specific treatment for measles has not been discovered. The patient will recover within a week without using any vaccine.To reduce the fever or pain acetaminophen (paracetamol) may be used. For prevention purposes vaccine is administered to the children of 18 months with sencond dose before age of 4 or 5 years. How does measles vaccine work Vaccine of measles contain alive viruses (called antigens). The alive antigen can reproduce inside the human…
There is no specific treatment for measles mainly because it is a viral infection and the management is usually of the symptoms. Sometimes antibiotics are given to manage bacterial complications accompanying measles such as pneumonia. It is best to get vaccinated against measles with the MMR vaccine (measles, mumps, rublla) which will prevent you from having measles in the future.
Answer Because it does not help in production of the antibodies against other diseases inside the human body. Explanation Measles vaccine contain measles viruses (alive) called antigen. The measles virus inside it are alive but do not cause this disease because they are weakened in laboratory to the point where they are still alive and able to reproduce but do not cause serious illness. When this vaccine is inserted inside human body, the T type…