There has recently been a great deal of media attention on measles, mostly stemming from cases associated with visitors to Disneyland in Anaheim, CA. This week, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) reported that a total of 125 measles cases were confirmed in U.S. residents between December 28, 2014 and February 13, 2015, connected with this outbreak. Of these, 110 patients (88 percent) were California residents.
Measles 101Measles, also known as rubeola, is a viral illness. It is characterized by a distinct rash and a fever. Measles is very contagious. It... Read More »