Measles

What are Measles
Measles is a highly contagious respiratory disease caused by a virus. It spreads through the air through coughing and sneezing. Measles starts with a fever, runny nose, cough, red eyes, and sore throat, and is followed by a rash that spreads all over the body. Complications can include pneumonia, ear infections, and diarrhea, encephalitis (inflammation of the brain), seizures and death. Complications are more common in adults ​and young children.

Check Your Immunization Records
If you have not received the measles vaccina​​tion, you should get vaccinated.