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Measles

Volume 9 - Issue 5

Muhammad S Khan*

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    • Department of Pharmaceutical sciences, Abbottabad University of Science & Technology, Pakistan
    • *Corresponding author: Muhammad S Khan, Assistant Professor Department of Pharmaceutical sciences, Abbottabad University of Science & Technology, KPK, Pakistan

Received:September 26, 2018;   Published: October 11, 2018

DOI: 10.26717/BJSTR.2018.09.001880

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Abstract

Measles is one of the highly contagious, serious disease caused by rubeola virus. Before the vaccine for measles it has caused almost 2.3 million deaths each year, mostly children under age of 5 years. Measles is a human disease and there is no evidence that it ever occurred in animals [1]. Measles virus is spread mostly by droplet route like coughing, sneezing, close personal contact with the infected individual.

Introduction| Epidemiology| Clinical Manifestations| Diagnosis & Prevention| Conclusion| References|