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Measles (Rubeola) Overview

With vaccination being as common as it is, most people don’t know anything about the symptoms and treatment of measles. Measles, also known as rubeola, is an infectious viral disease that affects the respiratory system and occurs in winter and spring.

The most common symptoms of measles are fever, a hacking cough, runny nose, conjunctivitis, and a spreading rash. Measles can also cause serious complications.

The incubation period for measles is about 2 weeks from one’s exposure to the virus to the time the rash appears.

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