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What is Measles?

Measles, also known as rubeola, is a viral illness known for a distinct rash and a fever.

What are the Symptoms of Measles?

Symptoms may include:

  • Fever
  • Runny nose
  • Sore, pink eyes (conjunctivitis)
  • Cough
  • Feeling ill
  • Swollen lymph nodes
  • Headache

How is Measles Treated?

Although antibiotics will not treat the measles itself, it may be necessary to treat infections caused by the measles.