This is the measles rash.

Where did measles Originate and How did it Originate?

Measles have originated from non-human species and caused emerging infectious diseases around the 11th and 12th centuries. Measles have originated from non-human species by the habitats that they live in. The diseases that they get from either other animals, pollution, or foreign transports. That's a way that it could have originated by non-human species.

How did Measles spread?

Measles spreads when a person infected with the measles virus breathes, coughs, or sneezes. It is very contagious. You can catch measles just by being in a room where a person with measles has been, up to 2 hours after that person is gone. And you can catch measles from an infected person even before they have a measles rash. Almost everyone who has not had the MMR shot will get measles if they are exposed to the measles virus.

How a major outbreak of this disease (an epidemic or pandemic) could affect a countries government?

Measles is a highly contagious, serious disease caused by a virus. In 1980, before widespread vaccination, measles caused an estimated 2.6 million deaths each year.

The disease remains one of the leading causes of death among young children globally, despite the availability of a safe and effective vaccine. Approximately 145 700 people died from measles in 2013 – mostly children under the age of 5.

Measles is caused by a virus in the paramyxovirus family and it is normally passed through direct contact and through the air.

How a major outbreak of this disease (an epidemic or pandemic) could affect a countries economy?

The current number of cases poses no immediate threat to the American economy, Smolinski said. But with an estimated cost of $11,000 per case, including treatment, research and lost labor, a breakout to even 5 percent of the population.That cost would amount to roughly $175 billion, according to government estimates of the U.S. population.

: How a major outbreak of this disease (an epidemic or pandemic) could affect a countries culture?

Unvaccinated young children are at highest risk of measles and its complications, including death.Measles outbreaks can be particularly deadly in countries experiencing or recovering from a natural disaster or conflict. Damage to health infrastructure and health services interrupts routine immunization, and overcrowding in residential camps greatly increases the risk of infection.Measles outbreaks can result in epidemics that cause many deaths, especially among young.

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