Fact Sheet: Measles – What You Need to Know

February 28, 2024

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Measles is a very contagious virus that usually causes cold-like symptoms, a fever, and a full-body rash. Measles can be dangerous and even deadly for young children. The MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) vaccine is the best way to prevent measles. The fact sheet below can help provide information about measles and the measles vaccine, and answer any questions you may have.

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