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Psychology Today – The Inflamed Brain (April)

Measles: Catching Your Death—A Public Health Crisis

By Dr Ava Easton, Encephalitis International

I know about measles. I had it as a child and was pretty unwell with it, confined to a darkened room for more than a week with concerns raised for my eyesight, among other things. Decades later, I still know about measles because I work with patients who have encephalitis because of it, and also families left bereaved by it. It is not the innocuous childhood illness that many would have you believe. It is serious and deadly. Measles kills. It’s that simple.

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