Kansas City,
20
March
2018
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07:14 PM
Europe/Amsterdam

Measles cases reported in Kansas City area

Measles are very contagious. In fact, measles are six times more contagious than the flu. Dr. Mary Anne Jackson and Dr. Chris Harrison from our Infectious Diseases Division share what you need to know about measles, especially if your child goes to daycare:

"There’s a certain combination of symptoms you want to look for, which includes fever, red eyes, bad cough, runny nose and a rash that starts on your child’s head." Dr. Mary Anne Jackson and Dr. Chris Harrison, from our Infectious Diseases Division, describe what measles look like as the number of cases continues to grow in our community: