Gary's Story

I lived in Detroit, Michigan, in February 1950. I was eight years old and in the third grade. I contracted the measles, which transitioned into encephalitis. The only symptom I had suggesting that it was encephalitis was I that could not stay awake. My mother telephoned my doctor and he said for her to call […]

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Barbara's Story

Although I feel that my life has been affected by many events, even small ones, one specific event had a major effect on the direction my life took at the time. This event occurred when I came down with measles encephalitis at the age of six.

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Zanna's Story

Zanna Beswick, who was affected by measles encephalitis, writes about living with a long virus.

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