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Measles is an infectious disease of the respiratory system with fever, cough, sneezing, a runny nose, red eyes, and generalized skin rash. Because it is caused by a virus, there is no treatment for measles except rest and plenty of fluids.

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Measles Outbreak Kills 58 Children in Indonesia
Some 59 children have died from a combination of measles and malnutrition in the remote Asmat region, Papua province, Indonesia.

Papua i.....
Odisha Government Launches Three Phase Measles Vaccination Campaign
The state government of Odisha in India has launched a Measles vaccination drive from January 29 with an aim to eradicate the deadly disease.
Measles Deaths Decline
For the first time, annual deaths from measles have dropped below 100,000 worldwide last year to 90,000, reported the World Health Organization (WHO) .....
Failure to Vaccinate Linked to Incidence of Measles in the U.S.
While the overall annual incidence of measles worldwide was high (40 cases/million population) during 2001 to 2015, the incidence of measles in the Un.....
Many Eligible US Travelers Not Receiving Measles Immunization
A study led by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators found that 53 percent of individuals seeking pre-travel consultations at clinics acr.....

Measles | Rubeola - Causes, Symptoms, Complications, Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention
Measles is a viral infection with symptoms of fever,and rashes. Measles is prevented by vaccination and staying away from the infected individuals... Read More

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