MEASLES Measles, also known as rubeola, is a disease caused by a virus, a member of the family paramyxoviridae, genus Morbillivirus Measles is spread through respiration (contact with fluids from an infected person's nose and mouth, either directly or through aerosol transmission), and is highly contagious—90% of people without immunity sharing a house with an infected person will catch it.
FIFTH DISEASE Name derived from a 1905 list of skin rashes, which included 1. Measles 2. Scarlet fever 3. Rubella 4. Filatov Dukes disease (mild scarlet fever), and 5. Fifth disease, or erythema infectiosum Human parvovirus B19 produces mild flu-like symptoms and facial rash
HHV8 causes Kaposi’s sarcoma Kaposi's sarcoma is a cancer that causes patches of abnormal tissue to grow under the skin, in the lining of the mouth, nose, and throat or in other organs. The patches are usually red or purple and are made of cancer cells and blood cells. The red and purples patches often cause no symptoms, though they may be painful. If the cancer spreads to the digestive tract or lungs, bleeding can result. Lung tumors can make breathing hard.
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