In the News Week 5








What does the measles actually do?






David Shultz






January 30, 2015 on Science








After reading the article, please answer the following questions. Note that each question is worth three points. To earn full credit you need to write your answers in complete sentences. Upload the completed assignment to CampusWeb by the due date.










1. In five sentences, summarize the article.




2. What is a paramyxovirus? 




3. What is one of the classic symptoms of the measles?  




4. Are antibiotics effective for treating the measles? Please explain your answer.




5. If 90% of the population is vaccinated will the measles virus still be able to spread?