Cases of measles in the United States, now topping 700, have climbed to their highest level in 25 years. The extremely-contagious disease was declared eliminated from the United States in 2000. So what explains the recent outbreaks? According to Dr. John Bower, a pediatric infectious disease specialist at Akron Children’s Hospital, recent outbreaks in the […]
Given the current outbreak of measles in Ohio, parents should be familiar with their children’s immune status, the symptoms of the disease, and what to expect if you suspect your child may have the measles.