If you are experiencing a medical emergency please dial 911 immediately
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Measles is an infectious disease that causes a red, non-itchy rash over most of the body and severe flu-like symptoms with a high fever. Measles is rare in the United States and Canada because of widespread immunization programs.
Last Revised: March 8, 2013
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Christine Hahn, MD - Epidemiology
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