Where Did Measles Come from?

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It's believed that measles originated in the Roman army, around 165 to 180 AD. They were officially described by the Persian doctor, Muhammad ibn Zakariya ar-Razi, who lived 860-932. For more information see here:
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Well, it has nothing to do with Germany; it comes from the Latin word "germanus, meaning "similar, since rubella and measles share similar symptoms.
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Measles is a virus. It has been around since at least the 10th century. I don't think we know exactly where it came from. Source(s) http://measles.emedtv.com/measles/histor&hellip
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Some people have not been immunised against measles. Also, some people are more prone to complications if they get measles. In particular, people with a poor immune system (for example
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