Why is the Measles vaccine given at 9 months? Is measles a common disease that early in life?

Share Measles is a highly contagious disease; spread by breathing, coughing or sneezing the viral infected respiratory droplets and direct contact with the diseased patient. Before the vaccines came into existence, more than 90% children used to be infected with this deadly viral disease. Measles can be severe with complications like Pneumonia and Encephalitis, which … Continue reading Why is the Measles vaccine given at 9 months? Is measles a common disease that early in life?