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. (Updated 3/11)
  • Measles Photos
    The Immunization Action Coalition offers photos of the disease. Warning: graphic medical images. Attention: Non-MDH link


Updated Thursday, March 24, 2011 at 01:31PM