Measles is a highly contagious viral disease that can have severe and life-threatening complications. It manifests itself in fever, general malaise, runny nose and rash. The Ministry of Health recommends staying home during the infectious period to prevent the spread of the disease to others.
The boy, who was vaccinated for the first time against the disease only after exposure to patients, stayed at home throughout the infectious period in accordance with these guidelines. This is an important measure to protect public health and prevent the spread of contagious diseases like measles.
Vaccinations are crucial in preventing the spread of such diseases. Getting vaccinated not only protects individuals but also helps protect communities by reducing the overall burden of illnesses caused by infectious diseases like measles. It’s important for everyone to follow these guidelines and get vaccinated to protect their own health and that of others.