Recent Examples of measles from the Web
The New Jersey Health Department has issued a measles warning in Burlington and Camden Counties after a woman who visited several locations there last week tested positive for the disease.
The case is not related to another measles case that was reported in early April, health officials said.
The Missouri measles cases are not related to an outbreak that started in March in a Johnson County daycare and has sickened at least 22 people in several Kansas counties.
Italy’s measles cases were second only to Romania’s 5,562 cases, and the two together accounted for half the measles cases in Europe last year.
The second measles patient is under care in a New Orleans hospital.
School nursing supervisor Marie Bordonaro wrote to parents to say the measles vaccine is very effective, if their children have been vaccinated.
The Missouri and Kansas City health departments provided no specific information on that measles patient or a second recent patient.
Anyone who is not protected against measles is at risk of getting infected during international travel.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'measles.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
MEASLES Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of measles for English Language Learners
: a disease that causes a fever and red spots on the skin
MEASLES Defined for Kids
Definition of measles for Students
medical Definition of measles
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up measles? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).