In light of the recent measles outbreak, here are a few tidbits and statistics.

First, what is the measles, you ask? Here is the definition and related symptoms from the National Library of Medicine.

And here are the latest statistics on the current outbreak from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and an FAQ page for more info.

While there is no absolute cure at this time, there is a vaccination for the virus. Here is more information on the vaccine and the benefits and risks associated with it

Post authored by Janie Richardson