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Measles Rash

Measles rash

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 United States and Canada because of widespread immunization programs.

Current as of: December 12, 2018

Author: Healthwise Staff
John Pope, MD, MPH - Pediatrics
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Christine Hahn, MD - Infectious Disease, Epidemiology

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