By: Sophie, Samantha, Abrielle, Skylyn
- Rash - starts on the face and spreads to the rest of the body
- Fever - lasts a few days
- Runny Nose
- Pink Eye
- Severe Cases - Pneumonia and maybe Encephalitis
The measles virus(also known as rubeola) affects the respiratory system. It is caused by the paramyxovirus. The virus enters through the respiratory system(breathing), multiplies there, and then circulates around the body in the bloodstream. This causes it to spread faster and show symptoms sooner.