Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) improves the health of British Columbians by seeking province-wide solutions to specialized health care needs in collaboration with BC health authorities and other partners.
Since the introduction of the measles vaccine, rates of measles infections have dropped greatly.
For more information about cases of measles in British Columbia see the most recent Annual Summary of Reportable Diseases or Vaccine Preventable Disease Reports.
Measles, caused by a virus, is the most contagious vaccine-preventable disease.
A blood test is recommended to confirm the diagnosis.
Rest and treating the fever (if there is one).
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