Measles outbreak could easily make its way to Montana
06 February, 2019, 11:35 | Author: Denise Dawson
Measles usually manifests as a combination of high fever, as high as 105 degrees Fahrenheit, along with what is known as the three Cs: cough, coryza (another word for runny nose), and conjunctivitis or pink eye, Sammons explained.
Measles is still a big problem in other parts of the world, and travelers infected overseas can bring back the virus, causing periodic outbreaks. They succumb when complications become too severe. Measles was the leading killer disease in children. In just Washington state, there have been more than 45 confirmed cases of measles this year alone.
"Luckily we have a vaccine that works very well, the measles, mumps, rubella vaccine, it's a childhood given vaccine". Older children and adults, even if they've never been vaccinated, may have developed natural immunity through previous infections.
"If you think you or someone in your family has measles, you should call your doctor's office and check in before leaving your home, try to stay away from public places", Dr. Wilson said. "Parents and caregivers have the power to protect their children and themselves from this disease by getting vaccinated".
Cases of measles are starting to pop up in different places in the United States, regardless of the fact those in the medical profession said the virus was eradicated 19 years ago. One victim had had one MMR vaccine, but not a follow-up shot.
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In all, at least 79 cases have been reported nationwide this year.
The outbreak investigation, which is ongoing has identified 49 confirmed cases since January 1.
Early on, measles can look like many other viral illnesses, but the red blotchy rash that comes with it may help set it apart. "SSPE has been almost eliminated with widespread measles vaccination". Around the globe, measles infections were responsible for 110,000 deaths in 2017, the most recent statistical year.
Science tells us that when you tell someone they're wrong, they're more likely to dig in than to experience a change of heart. "Complications include pneumonia, brain swelling and possible brain damage, and death". One dose is about 93% effective at preventing measles if you come in contact with the virus. All 50 states and the District of Columbia have laws that require children entering child care or public schools to have certain vaccinations against communicable diseases. A second dose between the ages of four and six will boost the immunity to 98 percent.
Vaccine acceptance, according to the study conducted by Larson, H.J., et.al.
The airborne disease is very infectious and can cause serious illness.
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