Measles : it isn’t just a little rash
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Measles : it isn’t just a little rash
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    Measles can be dangerous, especially for babies and young children. Measles Symptoms Typically Include • High fever (may spike to more than 104° F) • Cough • Runny nose • Red, watery eyes • Rash breaks out 3-5 days after symptoms begin Measles Can Be Serious About 1 out of 4 people who get measles will be hospitalized. 1 out of every 1,000 people with measles will develop brain swelling (encephalitis), which may lead to brain damage. 1 or 2 out of 1,000 people with measles will die, even with the best care. You Have the Power to Protect Your Child. Provide your children with safe and long-lasting protection against measles by making sure they get the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine according to CDC’s recommended immunization schedule. CS254521-A WWW.CDC.GOV/MEASLES
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