The following Questions and Answers are from Immunization Action Coalition.What causes measles?
Measles is caused by a virus.How does measles spread?
Measles is spread from person to person through the air by infectious droplets; it is highly contagious.How long does it take to show signs of measles after being exposed?
It takes an average of 10–12 days from exposure to the first symptom, which is usually fever. The measles rash doesn’t usually appear until approximately 14 days after exposure, 2–3 days after the fever begins.What are the symptoms of measles... Read More