Saturday, 14 August 2021

Measles Outbreak in a Recent year – Part 1 – Healthy Life 11

measles infection (Image from patch.com/Shutterstock)

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?


Wild flowers, just for illustration.

The initial symptoms.

During the early phase, between one and four days, the symptoms develop an upper respiratory, such as runny nose and hacking cough, and also pink eye (conjunctiva).

Sometimes, the symptoms will not shown until one or two week, so that the person does not know that she/he already get contagious.

# To be continued to part 2

8 comments:

  1. Sarampo é uma doença muito contagiosa e é muito perigosa!

    Boa noite e feliz domingo

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      Measles Outbreak in a Recent year – Part 1 – Healthy Life 11
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      A measles infection (Image from patch.com/Shutterstock)

      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?

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      Measles Outbreak in a Recent year – Part 1 – Healthy Life 11
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      Wild flowers, just for illustration.

      The initial symptoms.

      During the early phase, between one and four days, the symptoms develop an upper respiratory, such as runny nose and hacking cough, and also pink eye (conjunctiva).

      Sometimes, the symptoms will not shown until one or two week, so that the person does not know that she/he already get contagious.

      # To be continued to part 2

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    1. Thanks-
      Measles Outbreak in a Recent year – Part 1 – Healthy Life 11
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      A measles infection (Image from patch.com/Shutterstock)

      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?

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    1. Thanks-
      Measles Outbreak in a Recent year – Part 1 – Healthy Life 11
      -
      Wild flowers, just for illustration.

      The initial symptoms.

      During the early phase, between one and four days, the symptoms develop an upper respiratory, such as runny nose and hacking cough, and also pink eye (conjunctiva).

      Sometimes, the symptoms will not shown until one or two week, so that the person does not know that she/he already get contagious.

      # To be continued to part 2

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