Measles can rob a child's sight, doctors warn

February 20, 2015 3:33 PM

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Measles can rob a child's sight, doctors warn

FRIDAY, Feb. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In the midst of the current resurgence of measles across the United States, many people may still believe it's a harmless, transient disease.

But experts warn that even before the telltale skin rash appears, the infection typically shows up in the eyes. In rare cases, measles can trigger long-term vision problems and even blindness.

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