Published: 2019-08-27

Global outbreak of deadly measles in 2019

Ved Prakash Mishra, Suraj Twanabasu, Susan Kusma, Sunil Paudel


Measles is an infection of the respiratory system caused by a virus, especially a Paramyxovirus of the genus Morbillivirus, a single stranded negative sense RNA virus. Infants younger than 12 months, school-aged children or young adults depending upon local immunization practice are highly susceptible for the disease. 


Measles, Deadly threat, MMR vaccine

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