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Measles

1.The measles is a very contagious viral illness. In 2002, USA announced that measles virus was eradicated in our country. Despite the fact, that the world has made ​​enormous progress in the fight against measles in the last decade, this virus seems to be attacking and killing people again. The measles outbreak started in the Disneyland California in December of 2014. It is still unknown, who brought the virus to the “Happiest place on earth”, but according to the CDC, measles most likely...

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Measles

Measles: is an infection of the respiratory system caused by a virus, Symptoms: include fever, cough, runny nose, red eyes and a rash. Measles: is spread through respiration, the contact with any infected person in any way, including sex, saliva, or mucus, can cause infection making it highly contagious. It lasts from two to four days prior, until two to five days following the onset of the rash. Signs: and symptoms of measles include four-day fevers and the three Cs — cough, coryza (head cold)...

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measles

classical signs and symptoms of measles include four-day fevers [ the 4 D's ] and the three Cs � cough, coryza (head cold), and conjunctivitis (red eyes) � along with fever, anorexia, and rashes. The fever may reach up to 40 �C (104 �F). Koplik's spots seen inside the mouth are pathognomonic (diagnostic) for measles, but are not often seen, even in real cases of measles, because they are transient and may disappear within a day of arising. The characteristic measles rash is classically described as...

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Measles Virus

Measles Virus In the 1800's the measles was a very dangerous disease, and when people who come in contact with it will die, if they have never been exposed to the virus before. The measles is transmitted through the air. The way that the virus is transmitted is that infected droplets are released by coughing, sneezing, and by talking. When the infected droplets that contain the measles are in the air, they are taken into the body through the mouth, nose and eyes of the potential person that...

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Vaccine and Measles World Health

Measles is known as the major disease among the young children which kills about 540 people a day or 22 people every hour around the world. The disease mostly occurs in children who are under the age of five, and because measles can cause death. So in this case everyone should know the cause, preventions, and signs of the disease. "More than 95 percent of measles death occurs in low-income and developing countries like eastern Mediterranean and Africa (Measles World Health). This tells us that these...

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Symptoms Early Measles

contagious viral disease, usually occurring in childhood, characterized by eruption of red spots on the skin, fever, and catarrhal symptoms Also known as rubeola, hard measles, red measles, seven-day measles, eight-day measles, nine-day measles, 10-day measles, and morbilli. Etiologic agent Measles virus is the cause of measles. Spherical, nonsegmented, single-stranded RNA virus in the Morbillivirus family Contains six structural proteins, three that are complexed to the RNA and three that...

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Measles or Rubeola JJ task 3

Measles Outbreak and Controlling a Pandemic James Wilson WGU 000295445 1 Measles, or Rubeola as it is also called, is caused by a virus. Years ago, before the Measles vaccine was prevalent in the United States, this virus was one of the worse in terms of disease in our nation. Most children contracted this virus in their adolescent years, and many died due to lack of treatment options. More than 400 people died each year of Measles and hundreds more were left with irreversible brain damage. Information...

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Measles: Infectious Disease and Physical Therapy Interventions

 Measles Effects of Measles and Specific Precautions Abstract Our research paper on the Measles seeks to accomplish several goals. Defining what the Measles is, the history of the illness, the way the infected individuals spread the disease to new hosts, the signs and symptoms of Measles, and the incubation period before symptoms appear as well as the time frame when the disease is communicable. We spotlight the enormous effectiveness of the vaccine program that has all...

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Measles

Measles According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control), measles is an airborne disease that is spread through respiration (contact with fluids from an infected person’s nose and mouth, either directly or through aerosol transmission (coughing or sneezing), and is highly contagious. Measles is caused by the measles virus, a single-stranded, negative-sense, enveloped RNA virus of the genus Morbillivirus within the family Paramyxoviridae. The classic signs and symptoms of of measles include four-days...

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Measles

The virus known as Measles There are many viruses today that at one time were a deadly disease, however because of advances in technology and vaccinations, we no longer give them a second thought. Prior to the discovery of a vaccination, the United States reported a total of over 50,000 cases of measles outbreaks each year with 450-500 cases resulting in death. (NCIRD) Since the disbursement of an effective vaccination, the measles has been almost eradicated in the United States; however it is...

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