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Measles (Rubeola)

Measles starts with fever, runny nose, cough, red eyes, and sore throat. It’s followed by a rash that spreads over the body. Measles virus is highly contagious virus and spreads through the air through coughing and sneezing. Make sure you and your child are protected with measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR).

Measles can be dangerous especially for babies and young children

Resources
CDC
Communicable Disease Reporting Form
Immunization Fact Sheet MMR
Mandatory Reportable Disease List
Measles Diagnosis Decision Tree for Providers
Measles Vaccine Fact Sheet
Rules and Regulations

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Arkansas Department of Health
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