30 Apr 2007, 10:35 p.m. - Terry Foreman

"Measles, also known as rubeola, is a disease caused by a virus, specifically a paramyxovirus of the genus Morbillivirus." http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Measles "Measles is an infectious disease caused by a virus. It spreads easily from person to person. The main symptom of measles is an itchy skin rash. The rash often starts on the head and moves down the body. Other symptoms include * Fever * Cough * Runny nose * Conjunctivitis (pink eye)" http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/measles.html

26 Apr 2017, 2:08 a.m. - San Diego Sarah

One detail Terry missed that I see on this website: "Measles may cause pregnant woman to give birth prematurely, or have a low-birth-weight baby." Oh dear ...


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