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

WHERE TO GET VACCINATED

Measles cases reported by the year (as of Nov. 7, 2019)

2019 cases already far surpass previous years. 

2019 cases displayed as of Nov. 7, 2019. Case count is preliminary and subject to change. Data is updated every month from the CDC.
2018 cases as of Dec. 29, 2018. Case count is preliminary and subject to change.
The large number of cases in 2014 was due to 23 measles outbreaks, including one large outbreak of 383 cases, occurring primarily among unvaccinated Amish communities in Ohio. Many of the cases in the U.S. in 2014 were associated with cases brought in from the Philippines, which experienced a large measles outbreak.

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