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Measles Symptoms in Children

Measles Symptoms in Children

Measles is a very infectious illness caused by a virus – a viral infection caused by the rubeola virus. The virus stays in the mucus of the nose and throat of an infected child or adult. The infected person is … Read more

Mexico Vaccinates against Measles after Toddler Case

Mexico Vaccinates against Measles after Toddler Case

  Mexican health officials stepped up a vaccination campaign against the measles Friday after a French toddler became Mexico’s first case of the disease in four years. “There’s no need for alarm, but we’re asking for cooperation from everybody, particularly those who … Read more

ProQuad (Measles/Mumps/Rubella/Varicella Virus Vaccine)

What is ProQuad (Measles/Mumps/Rubella/Varicella Virus Vaccine)? Measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella are serious diseases caused by viruses. They are spread from person to person through the air. Measles virus can cause minor symptoms such as skin rash, cough, runny nose, … Read more

Measles/Mumps/Rubella/Varicella Virus Vaccine

What is Measles/Mumps/Rubella/Varicella Virus Vaccine? Measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella are serious diseases caused by viruses. They are spread from person to person through the air. Measles virus can cause minor symptoms such as skin rash, cough, runny nose, eye … Read more

M-M-R II (Measles/Mumps/Rubella Virus Vaccine)

What is M-M-R II (Measles/Mumps/Rubella Virus Vaccine)? Measles, mumps, and rubella are serious diseases caused by viruses. They are spread from person to person through the air. Measles virus can cause minor symptoms such as skin rash, cough, runny nose, … Read more