MEASLES

MEASLES

What to watch for:

  • Fever
  • Runny nose and red eyes
  • Cough
  • Full-body rash

Measles can lead to:

  • Pneumonia
  • Brain damage
  • Deafness
  • Death

How to avoid it

  • Get your child two doses of the MMR shot:
    • One at 12-15 months old
    • One at 4-6 years old
  • Infants 6-11 months old should have one dose of the MMR shot before traveling to another country

RESOURCES

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