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Measles: Warning signs your child is developing serious complications

Measles can take a dangerous turn and in such cases, children may need immediate hospitalisation. Here are signs that your child has developed serious mealses complications.

Measles is highly contagious and can be dangerous especially for babies and young children(Shutterstock)
Measles is highly contagious and can be dangerous especially for babies and young children(Shutterstock)
Published on Nov 29, 2022 05:03 PM IST

Measles outbreak: How to protect your child from measles; expert offers tips

A large number of children have been detected with measles in Mumbai which has caused panic among parents. Here are tips you must follow to protect your kid from measles.

Unvaccinated children are more at risk of getting measles and have 70% higher mortality risk compared with vaccinated children. (Shutterstock)
Unvaccinated children are more at risk of getting measles and have 70% higher mortality risk compared with vaccinated children. (Shutterstock)
Published on Nov 27, 2022 03:48 PM IST

Measles outbreak: All the important vaccines your child must get

The present outbreak of measles in and around surrounding areas of Mumbai has killed 12 children so far. Vaccination plays an important role in protection against deadly diseases. Here's a list of important vaccines your child must get.

The signs and symptoms of measles include fever, dry cough, sore throat, runny nose, conjunctivitis, rash and appear around 10-14 days after exposure.(Unsplash)
The signs and symptoms of measles include fever, dry cough, sore throat, runny nose, conjunctivitis, rash and appear around 10-14 days after exposure.(Unsplash)
Published on Nov 24, 2022 04:17 PM IST

8-month-old child latest victim of measles in Mumbai; toll now 12 | Top updates

The number of suspected measles cases detected so far this year also rose to 3,534 with 156 new suspected cases with synonyms like fever and rash coming to light.

A woman (C) cradling her child interacts with municipal staff during a survey inside a slum following a measles outbreak in Mumbai on Wednesday. (AFP)
A woman (C) cradling her child interacts with municipal staff during a survey inside a slum following a measles outbreak in Mumbai on Wednesday. (AFP)
Published on Nov 23, 2022 09:42 PM IST

Measles: How it spreads, symptoms, prevention, treatment tips, vaccines

When a person is infected with Measles virus, the infection can last up to ten days, during which the individual can contract various diseases like ear infections, diarrhea and Pneumonia, apart from fever and rashes. Here's how it spreads, symptoms, prevention, treatment tips, vaccines

Measles: How it spreads, symptoms, prevention, treatment tips, vaccines (Image by Mohamed Hassan from Pixabay )
Measles: How it spreads, symptoms, prevention, treatment tips, vaccines (Image by Mohamed Hassan from Pixabay )
Updated on Nov 22, 2022 05:21 PM IST
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