Deadly Measles Complication More Common Than Believed

Deadly Measles Complication More Common Than Believed

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A deadly complication of the measles, which can occur years after a person is infected with the virus, is more common than researchers previously thought, according to a new study. The disease is subacute sclerosing panencephalitis
30 Oct 2016 - General
Fedelic Ashish Toppo Measles primarily occurs in unvaccinated children. Some parents choose not to vaccinate their children for fear that vaccines will have adverse effects on their children. Most children and adults who receive a measles vaccine do not experience side effects.

But in rare cases, the vaccine has been linked to seizures, deafness, brain damage, and coma. It is important to note that these...
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Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis (SSPE) is a progressive neurological disorder that causes the inflammation in the brain. A recent research has shown that it is a deadly complication of the measles and can occur after many years of measles infections. It is thought to occur in three stages, the first stage of SSPE act differently because in children behavioral changes are dominant and may be children will have more aggression. In the second stage, seizures become more profound and common amon...
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So if the measles is not as dangerous as some think, this complication should concern them because it is deadly. It occurs years after the exposure, so people would think they have escaped the measles with flying colors, only to encounter the complication that can eventually take their lives. It is frightening. If one can be protected with a vaccine why should you be bold and take risks? I mean, measles are not just "rashes" really, but some mothers would look the other way when talkin...
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