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Measles: What to know and how to prevent this potentially deadly malady

 


Submitted by Dr. Jeff Hostetter, Jaci Phillips DNP and Darlynn Williams RN Public Health

You may be hearing a lot about measles lately. And all of this news on TV, social media, Internet, newspapers and magazines may leave you wondering what you as a parent really need to know about this disease. CDC has put together a list of the most important facts about measles for parents.

Measles can be serious. Some people think of measles as just a little rash and fever that clears up in a few days, but measles can cause serious health complications, even death, especially in children younger than...



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