Source: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). All rights reserved. Available online: http://www.cdc.gov
Measles is an infectious disease that causes a red, non-itchy rash over most of the body and severe flu-like symptoms with a high fever. Measles is rare in the U.S. and Canada because of widespread immunization programs.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||John Pope, MD - Pediatrics|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Thomas Emmett Francoeur, MDCM, CSPQ, FRCPC - Pediatrics|
|Last Revised||March 14, 2011|