Rubella

Background

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

Signs and Symptoms

Treatment

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