Measles was once a common childhood infection caused by virus of the paramyxovirus group. It is characterised by spots and a respiratory infection causing high fever, cough and runny nose. It is very contagious - nine out of 10 children exposed to the virus will develop measles.
Babies generally have a natural immunity to measles for the first six to eight months of their life, due to immunity passed on from their mother.
The measles virus causes measles
Paramyxovirus IT IS A VIRUS WHICH CONTAIN DNA....AND CAUSES MEASLES.........
Measles is caused by a virus.
The smallest pathogen that causes infection such as chicken pox, measles and mumps is called a virus.
Chickenpox, measles, and mumps are all viral infectious diseases.
The immune system is infinitely adaptive, so the body will only get measles once since the virus that causes measles is not a mutating one.
The virus that causes Chicken Pox is different from the virus that causes Measles. If you receive the vaccination for Chicken Pox and not the vaccination for Measles, you are immune to the virus that causes Chicken Pox but have no immunity against the virus that causes Measles. Thus, while while Chicken Pox will not kill you from Reyes Syndrome, you might go blind from Measles. You should also get vaccinated for Measles. We can be immune to chicken pox as if the mother of a baby has had chicken pox the mother will pass temporary immunity to the baby. You can also have a vaccination. If you have chicken pox once it is unlikely you will have it again. But you can get measles more than once unless you get vaccinated. Measles are also more serious than chicken pox.
The virus that causes measles is called rubella. The measles virus attacks the skin, respiratory and immune systems. It presents itself as a rash with flu-like symptoms.
Colds, influenza and measles are all three caused by different kinds of viruses.
The red measles causes red and sensitive eyes so a darkened room is more comfortable.
Viruses cause chickenpox, measles, and mumps. However, they are proteins in an envelope, not microorganisms.
It is a virus called rubeola (not to be confused with rubella).Measles is caused by the measles virus, " a single-stranded, negative-sense enveloped RNA virus of the genus Morbillivirus within the family Paramyxoviridae." Rubella, otherwise known as German measles, is caused by the rubella virus. German measles is less potentially dangerous than "regular" measles, except in pregnant women, where it can cause miscarriage or birth defects.Some animals and plants suffer from diseases which are also called "Measles" but which are caused by entirely different pathogens (such as parastical worms).The pathogen that causes Measles is the Measles virus, a type of paramyxovirus. Here's a brief description of it: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Measles_virus
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Measles (also known as Rubeola) is caused by a virus. 90% of people who are not vaccinated will contract this virus if exposed. It causes cold-like symptoms with a rash.Another type of measles is Rubella, also known as German measles or three-day measles. These are not related. Rubella is very serious if a fetus contracts this from its' mother.The vaccine MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella) protects against the two types.
German measles is a mild infectious illness caused by the rubella virus, which is why it is sometimes called rubella. There is no connection between German measles and measles. which is caused by a different virus.German measles is caused by a virus, and is spread by fine droplets of moisture, which contains the virus. The droplets are produced when the infected person coughs, sneezes or even talks and another person then inhales these droplets and may become infected.the German measles is another name for the disease Rubella which is caused by the Toga virus which is a RNA virus. there is a vaccine for it which is part of your MMR shots which we all get as kids.The Rubella virus causes German Measles.
No, in fact Measles causes Shingles later in life. If you have had Measles you may very well develop Shingles when you are elderly. There is a vaccine for Shingles, but it's only available to those over the age of 60.
The leading causes of infant mortality in Sierra Leone are tetanus, fevers, measles and diarrhoea.
Causes are same whether you are pregnant or not. But if this happen to be rubella ( German measles), then it is very serious disease.
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Measles causes a rash all over the body. They can cause pneumonia and even seizure's. Rubella is a strain of measles that causes a rash on the body, swollen glands, tiredness. It is also called German Measles's. Mumps causes swollen salivary glands, it causes tiredness, loss of appetite. These are all viruses that can be prevented by the MMR vaccine.