In this section, you will learn about what measles is, how it is transmitted, what its signs and symptoms are, and how it can be treated and prevented. Having this information will help you to identify a child with measles and give necessary treatment. After reading this section, you should also be able to identify an epidemic of measles in the community if it occurs, so you will be able to report it to the District Health Office.
4.1 Overview of viral vaccine-preventable diseases
4.2.1 Definition, cause and occurrence of measles