Measles In Depth - Dr. Ruchi Sharma on KOMO Radio

PacMed internist Ruchi Sharma, MD, was interviewed on KOMO radio about infectious disease and measles. What are the symptoms of measles? Do you need a booster shot? Why is measles so dangerous?

Listen to the radio clip below and learn more about this highly contagious illness.


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Dr. Sharma specializes in internal medicine and infectious diseases. Click here to learn more about Dr. Sharma.



Image: thin-section transmission electron micrograph (TEM) revealed the ultrastructural appearance of a single virus particle, or “virion”, of measles virus. Courtesy CDC.gov.