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The Antonine Plague Modern Day Measles Symptoms and Transmission What Are Measles? Prevention and Cure for Disease So What?? A highly contagious
disease Easily transmitted through coughing, sneezing, or any physical contact with an infected person Whoever exposed to an infected person has a 95% chance of getting the disease *No found cure yet If this disease is highly contagious, wiped out an empire, and is still occuring today, how it our society at risk? And what should YOU do? *Virus enters body *After 3 days, body temperature rises, fever develops *Rash like bumps occur on the epidemic *Patient survives, or dies of poor treatment *Immunity *Vaccines (Prevention) *Oral Rehydration Solution is reccomended Did you know? The Antonine Plague was the cause of the decline of the Roman Empire 84% of the total childhood deaths were due to measles Number 1 killer in children 18 deaths occur each HOUR due to measles and 80% of deaths are children *Patient suffers dehydration and drowsiness Citations:
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