Measles is a highly contagious viral disease that can be severe and life-threatening. It manifests itself in fever, general malaise, runny nose and rash. The boy who was vaccinated for the first time against this disease only after exposure to patients followed the recommendations of the Ministry of Health by staying at home throughout the infectious period, in order to prevent others from being exposed.
Vaccinations are important to prevent the spread of contagious diseases like measles. The Ministry of Health recommends staying home during the infectious period to protect public health. This is crucial in preventing the spread of disease and protecting individuals and communities from its potentially devastating effects.
The boy’s experience highlights the importance of following guidelines for public health and getting vaccinated as soon as possible after exposure to a contagious disease like measles. By taking these steps, we can work together to prevent outbreaks and keep ourselves and our communities safe from harm.