Measles Essay

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Most of the reported mortality rate caused by the infection of measles virus itself is very insignificant 1 death in 5,000 cases. Most deaths occur as a result of associated problems with measles. In other words, complications of measles are more likely to cause death on the infected person than just the measles infection only. Measles complications are more often in children.
Dehydration: Diarrhea and vomiting can lead to dehydration, a condition whereby there is significant depletion of bodily fluids. Diarrhea is a common complication of measles infection, Measles virus infects epithelial linings of the cavities of different organ systems; reticuloendothelial cells, white blood cells, macrophages, monocytes and T-lymphocytes which are all critical for our body defense mechanism. …show more content…

This section will briefly review some of the challenges faced in the eradication of measles around the globe. Challenges include:
Unrefined Level of Vaccination Coverage: Since early January 2010, berlin has been experiencing measles outbreak with 62 cases as of 31 of March. The index case acquired the infection in india. However, this outbreak involves school and kindergartens with low vaccination coverage and parents with critical attitudes towards vaccination, which makes the implementation of public health interventions challenging. There is also a review of 18 measles studies published in the journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) found that parents who intentionally prevent their children from vaccination contribute to disease outbreaks, even though other factors are likely to play role as

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