Measles

First (updated)

Overview

Vaccines prevent measles. But do you know how to treat an infection once it occurs?


  1. Measles: complications
  2. Measles: contraindications for vaccination
  3. Measles: evidence of immunity
  4. Measles: investigation of a probable infection
  5. Measles: isolation
  6. Measles: management
  7. Measles: notification of public health authorities
  8. Measles: ophthalmological complications
  9. Measles: overview
  10. Measles: pneumonia as a complication
  11. Measles: post-exposure prophylaxis
  12. Measles: the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine
  13. Measles: vitamin A prophylaxis
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