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Measles

Once considered eradicated from the United States, the familiar red rash associated with measles has made a comeback as immunization levels have dropped in some areas of the country. In this Children's Channel video, Carrie Bohenick, MD, a pediatrician at the Brecksville (OH) office of Akron Children's Hospital Pediatrics, discusses the rash and other symptoms of this potentially-dangerous viral disease, as well as the role of immunizations in preventing its spread.