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Morning Rounds: What to know about measles

Posted at 1:02 PM, Jan 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-30 15:40:19-05

MISSOULA – We answer your medical questions every Wednesday on Montana This Morning during Morning Rounds.

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Dr. Kasey Harbine with St. Patrick Hospital discusses measles in the wake of the recent outbreak in Washington during the January 30, 2019 edition of Morning Rounds.

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has much more information about measles on their website, including the following:

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