Measles Photos and Video
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Measles Clinical Features Video
CDC's Dr. Raymond Strikas, MD, describes clinical features of measles infection. Video, 3:15 minutes
Selected Images from Measles Clinical Features Video
Young hild with moderate illness: runny nose, teary eyes caused by measles infection.
Young boy 5 to 6 days into illness with rash and cough.
Young, dark-skinned child with watery eyes, runny nose, and raised rash.
Photos from the Public Health Image LibraryClick on the image to enlarge it.
PHIL Photo ID# 6887
This late 1960s photograph shows a Nigerian mother and her child who was recovering from measles; note that the skin is sloughing on the child as he heals from his measles infection.
PHIL Photo ID# 8429
This thin-section transmission electron micrograph (TEM) revealed the ultrastructural appearance of a single virus particle, or "virion", of measles virus. The measles virus is a paramyxovirus, of the genus Morbillivirus.
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