Poliomyelitis

Background

Signs and Symptoms

Measles, also known as Rubeola, is a viral infection that is spread via droplet formation through the air. It is a highly communicable disease and spreads easily through communities in a cyclical fashion.

Symptoms appear around14 days after exposure to the virus. Symptoms include:

 

 The widespread skin rash is a classic sign of measles. This rash can last up to seven days and generally appears within the first three to five days of exposure to the virus.

A measles rash, which appears as red, itchy bumps, commonly develops on the head and slowly spreads to other parts of the body.

DO NOT lower the fever

Treatment

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