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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 Canada and the United States because of widespread immunization programs.
Current as ofDecember 12, 2018
Author: Healthwise Staff John Pope, MD, MPH - Pediatrics Thomas M. Bailey, MD, CCFP - Family Medicine Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine Christine Hahn, MD - Infectious Disease, Epidemiology
Medical Review:John Pope, MD, MPH - Pediatrics & Thomas M. Bailey, MD, CCFP - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Christine Hahn, MD - Infectious Disease, Epidemiology