Measles wreaks havoc on the immune system

new study done on children with measles shows the virus may be even more harmful than first thought. Doctors say measles may stop your body from fighting other diseases.

The New York State Department of Health confirmed seven cases of measles in Monroe County since the outbreak started. As this continues to be a problem, more studies are showing how important the vaccine is for people.

The study explains how measles can damage the immune system by erasing the body’s memory of potential immunities to other diseases and is able to quantify it.

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