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Breaking Down the Prevention of Measles: Vaccinations, Staying Home and Following Health Guidelines


Feb 13, 2024
Ministry of Health updates on critical complications in child with measles in Haifa.

Measles is a highly contagious viral disease that can cause severe and life-threatening complications. It manifests itself in fever, general malaise, runny nose, and rash. The Ministry of Health recommends staying home during the infectious period to prevent the spread of the disease to others. This is crucial for protecting public health.

Vaccinations are essential in preventing the spread of contagious diseases like measles. The boy who was vaccinated for the first time only after exposure to patients stayed at home throughout the infectious period, following the recommendations of the Ministry of Health. This helped to prevent further exposure and protect others from getting sick.

Getting vaccinated is vital in preventing this disease and protecting the health and safety of individuals and communities. It’s important to follow these guidelines and stay home during the infectious period to prevent the spread of measles and other contagious diseases.

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