Fast Five Quiz: Measles Key Aspects

Michael Stuart Bronze, MD


November 25, 2020

Measles is more likely to be severe and cause complications in the following groups:

  • Children younger than 5 years of age, but especially infants

  • Adults older than 20 years

  • Pregnant women

  • People with severely compromised immune systems (eg, from cancer chemotherapy, leukemia, transplantation, HIV, or immunosuppressive drugs)

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