CDC Resources for Measles

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Resources

Measles: About the Virus
Measles Cases and Outbreaks: This CDC Web page presents information on the number of cases and locations in the U.S.
- Signs and Symptoms: Describes the disease and its symptoms
- Signos y Síntomas del Sarampión
- Transmission of Measles
: Describes how the disease is spread
- Complications
: describes possible complications and those potentially at risk.
- Travel Updates

Measles: Information and Fact Sheets for Parents

- Measles: It Isn’t Just a Little Rash
- Measles and the Vaccine (Shot) to Prevent It
- El Sarampión y la Vacuna que lo Previene
- Measles Vaccination

- Measles Vaccine Safety
- Who Should Not Be Vaccinated?
- Five Important Reasons to Vaccinate Your Child

Immunization and Vaccinations

- Vaccine Safety

- Immunization Schedules
- School Vaccination Web page
presents state vaccination and documentation requirements

Day-to-day Disease Prevention Resources

- Effective hand washing
- Proper cough and sneeze etiquette