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The Power of Vaccines: How Staying Home Saved the Community from Measles


Feb 13, 2024
Ministry of Health updates on critical complications in child with measles in Haifa.

The highly contagious viral disease, measles, can manifest itself in fever, general malaise, runny nose and rash. Severe and life-threatening complications can also arise from the disease.

To prevent the spread of such contagious diseases, vaccinations are crucial. The Ministry of Health recommends staying home during the infectious period to protect others from being exposed. It is essential to adhere to these guidelines for public health purposes.

A boy who was vaccinated against measles only after exposure to patients stayed at home throughout the infectious period in accordance with the recommendations of the Ministry of Health. This step ensured that no other people were exposed to the disease. Getting vaccinated is important not only for individual health but also for community safety.

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