Learn about measles (also known as red measles) causes, symptoms, risks, treatment and prevention. Also find information on surveillance and for health professionals.

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Explore the cause of measles, how it is spread and where it is found.


Learn about the symptoms of measles, what to look for and what to do if you become ill.


Find out what the risks of measles are and who is most at risk.


Access information on how measles is diagnosed and how it is treated.


Discover how measles can be prevented and what to do if there is a measles outbreak. Also find out how to prepare if you are planning to travel abroad.


Find out how measles is monitored.

Health professionals

Get detailed information on measles, the risk factors, and how it is transmitted. Also learn about the epidemiology of measles, and how to prevent and control it.

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