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Facts about measles:
- Measles is very rare:
- There are less than 100 cases of measles each year in the US.
- Worldwide, about 30 million people develop measles each year in countries without vaccination programs.
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PubMed Measles References
- Perry RT, Halsey NA. The clinical significance of measles: a review. J Infect Dis. 2004 May 1;189 Suppl 1:S4-16. 
- Stalkup JR. A review of measles virus. Dermatol Clin. 2002 Apr;20(2):209-15, v. 
- Wellington K, Goa KL. Measles, mumps, rubella vaccine (Priorix; GSK-MMR): a review of its use in the prevention of measles, mumps and rubella. Drugs. 2003;63(19):2107-26.