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Unformatted text preview: MMR-V Vaccine People At High Risk Unvaccinated young children are at highest risk of measles and its complications, including death. Unvaccinated pregnant women are also at risk. Any non-immune person (who has not been vaccinated or was vaccinated but did not develop immunity) can become infected. Measles is still common in many developing countries – particularly in parts of Africa and Asia. The overwhelming majority (more than 95%) of measles deaths occur in countries with low per capita incomes and weak health infrastructures. References Detail. (n.d.). Retrieved March 01, 2021, from .......... Higuera, V. (2019, August 21). Measles: Symptoms, diagnosis, . and treatments. Retrieved March 01, 2021, from . .......... For healthcare professionals - diagnosing and TREATING ..........MEASLES. (2020, November 05). Retrieved March 01, MEASLES ..........2021, from ........... It Isn't A Little Rush ...........Measles%20is%20one%20of%20the,breathes%2C%20... By: Mariam Almohammad ...........coughs%2C%20or%20sneezes. Nhs choices. (n.d.). Retrieved March 01, 2021, from ........... What is Measles? Ways to test Measles Treatment Measles is a highly contagious, serious disease caused by a virus No specific antiviral treatment exists classified as a Mononegavirales. for measles virus. Medical care is supportive and to help relieve symptoms and address complications such as bacterial infections. CHILDREN Method of transmission Symptoms by airborne spread when an infected person breathes, coughs, or sneezes. children, such as those who are hospitalized, should be treated with Symptoms appear 7 to 14 days after vitamin A. Vitamin A should be contact with the virus and typically administered immediately on The virus is transmitted by direct contact with infectious droplets or Severe measles cases among include high fever, cough, runny nose, diagnosis and repeated the next day. and watery eyes. Measles rash appears 3 to 5 days after the first symptoms. PREVENTIONS Two doses of the measles vaccine are 97% effective at preventing measles infection. There are two vaccines available — the MMR vaccine and the MMRV vaccine. ...
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