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Measles Alert

Symptoms of measles

The signs and symptoms of measles
may include:

  • fever
  • general discomfort, illness or
    lack of wellbeing (malaise)
  • runny nose
  • dry cough
  • sore and red eyes
    (conjunctivitis)
  • red and bluish spots inside the
    mouth (Koplik’s spots)
  • red and blotchy skin rash that
    appears first on the face and hairline, and then spreads to the body.

Measles can be prevented with MMR vaccine. The vaccine protects against three diseases: measles, mumps, and rubella.