Measles - Subacute Sclerosing Pancencephalitis

  • a rare and fatal late complication of measles infection
  • due to an immune reaction to the virus, causing inflammation, swelling of the brain, it is always fatal
  • it may appear years after apparent recovery 
  • rarely seen now in countries with vaccination programmes 
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    The fact that we even have a debate about getting vaccinated or vaccinating our kids is mind boggling to me.
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    VACCINATE YOUR FUCKING KIDS!
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    ITS BACK… and comming back with a bunch of its buddies…. thank you stupid piece of shit parents for not vaccinating your...
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    OMG THANK YOU FOR THIS POST!
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    Did my micro case study on this!
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    Yeah no kidding.