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Pictures of Measles

The pictures of measles in this article include images of the measles virus and people with measles. Another one of the pictures in this article is an image of a poster from the seventies, promoting measles vaccination.

An Overview of Measles Images

The measles virus is the cause of measles (also known as rubeola). Measles virus is a single-stranded RNA virus, from the family Paramyxovirus, of the genus Morbillivirus. It is closely related to the rinderpest and canine distemper viruses.
The measles virus only infects humans. Measles virus is rapidly inactivated by heat, light, acidic pH, ether, and trypsin (an enzyme). It has a short survival time (under 2 hours) in the air, on objects, and on surfaces.

Picture of Measles Virus

This thin-section transmission electron micrograph (TEM) reveals the ultrastructural appearance of a single virus particle, or virion, of measles virus.
Measles Virus 

Measles Virus Poster

This image is of a pre-1979 poster, created to promote the importance of smallpox and measles vaccinations in foreign lands.
Measles Poster 

Child With Measles Photo

This late 1960s photograph shows a Nigerian child suffering from measles and resting in his mother's lap. Measles killed a number of local children, especially those already suffering from kwashiorkor, a disease linked to inadequate dietary protein intake.
Child with Measles

Measles Disease

Pictures of Measles Images

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