Measles (Rubeola) Basics
The best way to prevent measles is for all children to be fully vaccinated on time. There are two combination vaccines used to prevent measles: measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine and measles-mumps-rubella-varicella (MMRV) vaccine.
- Measles (Rubeola)
Fact sheet with general information about measles, including symptoms, complications, tests, and treatment. Available in English, Somali and Spanish.
- Measles Disease and Vaccine Questions and Answers
Basic information about measles from the CDC. Attention: Non-MDH link
- Measles Photos
The Immunization Action Coalition offers photos of the disease. Warning: graphic medical images. Attention: Non-MDH link
- Measles, Mumps, and Rubella Vaccines: What You Need to Know
CDC Vaccine Information Statement (VIS); includes a description of the disease, who should get the vaccine and when, who should not be vaccinated, and potential side effects. Attention: Non-MDH link