Measles

Measles

Pathogen : Virus (Rubeola)
Mode of transmission : By air
Incubation period : 3-5 days
Symptoms
(i)
Common cold
(ii) Appearance of small white patches in mouth and throat.
(iii) Appearance of rashes on the body.
Prevention and cure
(i)
The patient should be kept in isolation.
(ii) Cleanliness should be maintained.
(iii) Antibiotics check only the secondary infections which can easily occur.

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