As the measles outbreaks spread, more and more states are recording outbreaks. According to the most recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 387 measles cases have appeared in 15 states this year , wich is very bad , because that’s already 15 more cases than the total number reported in 2018.
The CDC has identified six different ongoing outbreaks in New York, New Jersey, California and Washington, with additional cases in Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, New Hampshire, Oregon, Texas and Washington . and in front of this statistics many people are growing concerned.
What is the measles?
Measles, also called rubeola, is a highly contagious infection caused by a virus. The disease is almost entirely preventable with a vaccine, , leading to complications like pneumonia and encephalitis, and even possibly death. According to to Doctors , those are the first signs of measales: