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Measles rash

Measles rash.

Source: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). All rights reserved. Available online: www.cdc.gov

Measles is an infectious disease that causes a red rash over most of the body and severe flu-like symptoms with a high fever. Measles is rare in the United States and Canada because of widespread immunization programs.

Current as of: February 9, 2022

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
John Pope MD - Pediatrics
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
Christine Hahn MD - Epidemiology