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Measles notifications and deaths in England and Wales: 1940 ...

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Prior to 2006 the last death from acute measles was in 1992. Since 2006 PHE has actively followed up all deaths certified as measles to establish the cause and any underlying conditions. Contents

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Worst US measles outbreak in 20 years - NewsComAu

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May 30, 2014 · Before the US measles-vaccination program, which began in 1963, 3 million to 4 million people in the US developed measles each year, leading to 48,000 hospitalisations and 400 to 500 deaths.

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WHO | New measles surveillance data from WHO

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Category: Disease

GENEVA, 12 August 2019 --- Measles outbreaks continue to spread rapidly around the world, according to the latest preliminary reports provided to the World Health Organization (WHO), with millions of people globally at risk of the disease. New measles surveillance data is now available on the WHO website.

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What are the 3 types of measles?

Types of measles

Standard measles, sometimes known as red measles, or hard measles, is caused by the rubeola virus.

German measles, also known as rubella, is an entirely separate illness caused by the rubella virus and is usually a milder infection than standard measles.

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Is measles an airborne virus?

Measles is one of the most contagious of all infectious diseases; up to 9 out of 10 susceptible persons with close contact to a measles patient will develop measles. The virus is transmitted by direct contact with infectious droplets or by airborne spread when an infected person breathes, coughs, or sneezes.

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How do Measles look like?

It usually begins as flat red spots that appear on the face at the hairline and spread downward to the neck, trunk, arms, legs, and feet. Small raised bumps may also appear on top of the flat red spots. The spots may become joined together as they spread from the head to the rest of the body.

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What are 3 symptoms of measles?

Some of the more common measles symptoms include:

high fever (may spike to more than 104° F),


runny nose (coryza),

red, watery eyes (conjunctivitis), and.

rash (3-5 days after symptoms begin).

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