The measles virus has been around for thousands of years, and is one of the most contagious diseases known to man. Its outbreaks have been responsible for the deaths of millions of people. Take a deep-dive into the disease and the science behind it with Seeker's SICK
SICK is a new series that looks at how diseases actually work inside our body. We'll be visiting medical centers and talking to top researchers and doctors to uncover the mysteries of viruses, bacteria, fungi and our own immune system. Come back every Tuesday for a new episode and let us know in the comments which diseases you think we should cover next.
Stronger together: Multi-genome transmission of measles virus
Measles virus replication in lymphatic cells and organs of CD150 (SLAM) transgenic mice
How Measles Hacks the Body and Harms Its Victims for Years
Long-term measles-induced immunomodulation increases overall childhood infectious disease mortality
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