Should You Worry About Measles?

Disneyland is currently experiencing a measles outbreak, leaving many parents worried. What is the measles, and what are the chances that you’ll get infected?

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California Department of Public Health Confirms 59 Cases of Measles
http://www.cdph.ca.gov/Pages/NR15-008.aspx
“Dr. Ron Chapman, director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and state health officer, announced today that local public health officials have confirmed a total of 59 cases of measles in California residents since the end of December 2014.”

Measles Timeline
http://www.historyofvaccines.org/content/timelines/measles
“Measles is caused by a virus, morbillivirus, that’s spread primarily via coughing and sneezing, and is recognizable by its well-known rash, which spreads to cover most of the body.”

Measles Definition
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/measles/basics/definition/con-20019675
“Measles is a childhood infection caused by a virus. Once quite common, measles can now almost always be prevented with a vaccine.”

Measles Facts
http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs286/en/
“Measles is a highly contagious, serious disease caused by a virus. In 1980, before widespread vaccination, measles caused an estimated 2.6 million deaths each year.”

Measles (Rubeola) – Topic Overview
http://www.webmd.com/children/tc/measles-rubeola-topic-overview
“Measles is a very contagious (easily spread) infection that causes a rash all over your body. It is also called rubeola or red measles.”

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