6.5  Classifying measles

A child with fever and who has measles, or has had measles within the last three months, should be classified both for fever and for measles.

There are three possible classifications of measles:

  • Severe complicated measles
  • Measles with eye or mouth complications
  • Measles.

6.4.4  Follow-up care and treatment for fever or malaria

6.5.1  Severe complicated measles