The American Academy of Pediatrics has published an online “early release” of the 2015 Red Book® “Measles” chapter .
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Access the early release chapter at: http://redbook.solutions.aap.org/DocumentLibrary/2015RedBookMeasles.pdf
For more resources on Measles, visit the Library’s Measles Resources page which links to selected library online resources.
The CDC reports that as of January 1st, 2015, there have been 102 cases of measles reported. A majority of those were in California due to an amusement park outbreak in late December. The number of measles cases in 2014 rose to 644, the greatest number documented since its elimination in 2000. According to the CDC, a majority of the cases were unvaccinated individuals.
The library has a number of authoritative online resources (click for our mini-guide) to assist with the diagnosis, differential diagnosis, treatment and control of measles.