• Measles Risk Factors

Risk Factors

They include-

  • Unimmunization- Individuals who haven't received measles vaccine are more likely to develop the disease than others
  • Overcrowded areas- Children residing in crowded areas or in schools are at higher risk of acquiring measles
  • Malnourishment- Those children who are malnourished can easily acquire the disease
  • Travelling- Those who are travelling to different countries where measles is prevalent, then they have a higher chance of contracting the disease
  • Vitamin A deficiency- Those suffering from Vitamin- A deficiency are more prone to develop measles
  • Immunocompromised individuals- Disease like Diabetes, HIV impairs the immune system by reducing the body to fight against infection

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