5/7/19 Fear of Measles

This fear is real.
Reese survived a bone marrow transplant. She prevailed over the life threatening complications of VOD, TMA, and GVHD. She is cancer free and five-years-old. Measles will threaten her life for at least one more year, until she can be revaccinated. Fact: The virus is spread through respiratory droplets when infected individuals talk, sneeze or cough. It can also stay suspended in the air for a couple of hours once an infected person leaves the area.
And it was eliminated.

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/cancer-patients-fear-measles-has-upended-daily-routines-n1002746

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