Measles is one of the leading causes of death among young children globally, even though a safe and cost effective vaccine is available. It is a highly contagious, serious disease caused by a virus.
The indications of measles include:
• The characteristic marker of measles is Kopliks spots-small red spots with blue-white centers that appear inside the mouth.
• The measles rash shows a red or reddish brown blotchy appearance, and first usually appears on the forehead, then spreads downward over the face, neck, and body, then down to the arms and feet.
• The other indications that are associated along with rash are Pharyngitis, cervical lymphadenopathy, and splenomegaly.