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REBEL Core Cast 43.0 – Measles + Antivax

Take Home Points Measles is highly infective: One infected person can infect approximately 10-20 unvaccinated people 2 doses of MMR is 97% protective Unvaccinated people can acquire measles from travel to endemic areas with low vaccination rates There is a …

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Infectious Disease

REBEL Core Cast 13.0 – Measles

Take Home Points on Measles There is a resurgence of measles worldwide Incubation period is 10 – 14 days and patients are contagious 4 days before rash develops and up to 5 days after Suspect measles in any patient with …

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Infectious Disease

All You Need to Know About Measles

Background: In 2000, the U.S. achieved the elimination of measles, defined as the absence of sustained transmission of the virus for more than 12 months [3,7]. Unfortunately, this success was short lived.  According to the CDC, 555 cases of measles have …

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