It was surprising that within four months, January to April, there were about 704 individual cases of measles in the America. There are about 22 states affected by diseases.
This is a big number since the US declared that measles was eliminated in 2000 (CDC, 2019).
What is Measles?
Measles is a disease that caused by virus (family Paramyxoviruses). Measles virus causes the potentially serious infection.
This disease is characterized by fever and maculopopular rash or rubeola, and it's more severe than rubella.
The disease is super contagious and highly transmissible disease.
The transmission of measles is by inhalation of large droplets aerosols from the infected person.
What are the symptoms of the measles?
The initial symptoms.
Sometimes, the symptoms will not shown until one or two week, so that the person does not know that she/he already get contagious.
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