Fast Five Quiz: Measles Key Aspects

Michael Stuart Bronze, MD


November 25, 2020

Measles is one of the most contagious infectious diseases, with at least a 90% secondary infection rate in susceptible domestic contacts. Despite the efficacy of vaccines in preventing measles, outbreaks have been reported worldwide. In the United States, 2019 saw the highest number of reported cases in nearly 30 years. During the COVID-19 pandemic, vaccination rates dropped dramatically across all ages, leading to concern about a confluence of influenza, measles, and COVID-19 during the winter season.

How much do you know about the presentation of measles, as well as best practices for diagnosis and treatment? Test your knowledge of this highly infectious condition with this short quiz.


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