Measles, also called rubeola, is a highly contagious disease of the child-hood , fever and a rash caused.

Infectious agents transmitted from one person to another. measles is kind of like having the flu and a bad rash at the same time. Long ago, all to get the disease, and sometimes killed people. But now most children get shots , to protect them against measles, and it is very rare. Daniels Measles is rare in the United States and other wealthy countries that can provide immunization for children. But in poorer countries like Bangladesh, where many children do not, the shots that measles is still a disease that people fear.


What is measles?

Measles is caused by a virus that is spread directly from person to person. Animals have not spread measles. Once the virus finds its way into a person's body, it depends on the mucosa of the respiratory tract, and the organs such as the nose of the throat that air is discharged into the lungs.'s airways, causing measles, cough and a runny nose. also spreads to other parts of the body. As the body senses the invading virus, it responds by body temperature, to a what fever . measles caused around a sore throat, small white bubbles with red rings around them that appear in the cheeks, and a red rash. A person who has measles has can find that has become his eyes red and very sensitive to light, and the rash may itch slightly.

During measles History:

Since measles needs to spread people, it's probably the first time a threat to the building of large cities. Has already been established around the Mediterranean during the period of the Roman Republic. European explorers brought measles to America 500 years ago, and along with smallpox and other infectious diseases, measles was responsible for the destruction of a large part of the Native American population. Before a vaccine against measles in 1963 was developed died between 7 and 8 million children around the world the disease each year. It still kills about 1 million children a year, mostly in Africa. has therefore called eradicate the World Health Organization for a worldwide effort against measles by 2005.


Measles Is Serious?

Measles can feel a person very uncomfortable, and it can cause serious and involve a number of body's organ systems. When that happens, let's say a person complications developed. Complications of measles include ear infections and pneumonia (noo-MO-nya) an inflammation of the lungs. inflammation of the brain, called encephalopathy litis (en-sef-a-LY-tis) is another complication that can be life threatening. measles is very dangerous for infants, young children, pregnant women and people whose immune systems weak, for example, malnutrition, or other diseases.


How does a person Get Measles?

Measles is probably one of the most infectious diseases * diseases known. They usually occurs in children, and especially in crowded areas such as cities. A person catches measles by inhaling infected droplets that someone with the disease has coughed or sneezed out. It is possible , measles, by simply in a room where another person who has the disease catch was. Therefore, measles spreads often quickly in a family or in a classroom. people, measles is contagious from about 5 days exposed to the virus after they have until 5 days after the rash appears. was recognizing measles. It used to be easy for the doctor to say that a person has had measles, but today fewer doctors have actually seen a case of measles since the widespread use of the measles. If there is any doubt as to what makes a child sick, are There are several tests that a doctor to be sure that a person has measles can.

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What is the treatment for measles?

Most of the time measles gets better by itself, and there is no treatment for it. Drinking help a lot of water and fruit juices to replace fluids lost through the skin because of the high fever. Complications such as ear infections and pneumonia are usually with antibiotic that treats drug and kill the bacteria that cause these infections. Once measles is gone, people can do all the things they did before they became ill. Children can usually go back to school for 5 days after rash and fever are gone.


What is the best way to prevent measles?

The best way to prevent measles is to be vaccinated against it. Vaccination is a way of introducing the body to a harmless form of a disease-causing organism so that when the body meets the body in the future, it will be able to . to recognize and to fight it Once people have had measles, they will never again But because complications can occur, it is safer than the vaccinated to catch measles Measles is an injection that is usually given twice:.. first for toddlers 12 to 15 months old, and again before the child begins kindergarten or seventh grade. people who have not been vaccinated, and know that they have someone to measles can take a shot of immunoglobulin, the antibody from can help the blood of others, to fight infections has to be given. This treatment also helps people who are not vaccinated may be, for example, pregnant women or people who have severe allergies to eggs, which are used to the to produce vaccines, have to be protected. doctors and other health professionals will answer questions about who should or should not be vaccinated.