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Doctors Inform on Measles Outbreak

A network of medical professionals released a letter on to how to prevent the measles outbreak from spreading in Crown Heights. Full Story

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There is a slight confusion when the article states, “A person with the virus is contagious from 4 days before and 4 days after symptoms appear. A completely healthy appearing person can spread the illness for four daysunknowingly.” This is incorrect according to every recognized medical source. It should state “measles is contagious 4 days before and 4 days after the RASH appears”. However, the rash is not the first symptom that appears. Approximately 4 days before the rash appears, coinciding with the beginning of contagion, other symptoms begin, severe and noticeable ones. Namely: high fever, conjunctivitis, cough. It is… Read more »

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