||Esp saw winter & spring. Resp symptoms, malaise (not feeling well), low-grade fever followed by a rash starting on face & trunk spreading to rest of body.
||Mask patient. The provider should avoid contact if they’ve never had chickenpox. Vaccination now available (1995) and part of childhood immunizations.
||Course mild, often without fever and without muscle aching.
||Handwashing, Have proper food. avoid cold items.
|| The clinical syndrome begins with tearing, irritation & redness of the eye(s) followed by oedema of lids
||Good personnel hygiene. Daily laundering of bed linens including pillowcase and towels. Use washcloth on unaffected eye first and then launder after use.
||inflammation of the liver due to multiple causes (virus most common)
||Headache; fever; weakness; joint pain; anorexia; nausea; vomiting
||Most important is the avoidance of contact with blood and body fluids of all persons.
||Epidemics usually in winter. Sudden onset fever for 3-5 days, chills, tiredness, malaise
||Vaccination available annually; most effective if received from September to mid-November. Treatment is symptomatic
||(rubeola, hard measles)
||Initially symptoms of a severe cold with fever, conjunctivitis, swollen eyelids, photophobia, malaise, cough
||Handwashing critical. MMR vaccination part of childhood program.
||Acute viral disease
||Painful enlargement of salivary glands
||MMR vaccination is standard for childhood immunizations
||Chills, high fever, dyspnea, pleuritic chest pain
||Vaccination available esp for children