measles

Measles is a disease that often affects young children. This childhood infection is due to a virus. Good thing, a vaccine was already made available to prevent its occurrence. The disease is also called rubeola. It can be a serious condition or can even be dreaded when left untreated especially for babies. Symptoms Dry cough…

measles

The condition measles is caused by a virus. This is an infection that often occurs in childhood. Good thing, it can already be prevented because of the vaccine made available to consumers. The other term for the disease is rubeola. It can be serious and at times be deadly among small kids. Symptoms The signs…

illustration of a boy with symptoms of rubella or measles

The measles virus lives in the mucus of your nose and throat. It’s spread through the air and by coming into direct contact with someone who has it. The virus can stay active on surfaces and in the air for up to 2 hours. It’s very contagious. If you haven’t been vaccinated and are in…

measles

Measles, or rubeola (different from rubella), is a serious viral infection of the respiratory system. It’s a very contagious disease that spreads through contact with infected person’s mucus and saliva. An infected person can release the virus into the air when coughing or sneezing. The virus can live on surfaces for several hours. Signs and…

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