childhood infections

Mumps

Definition Mumps is a viral disease that causes painful swelling of the salivary glands, mainly the parotid glands located just below the ear along with fever, headache. The disease usually affects children, [Read More ...]

Rubella (German Measles)

Definition Rubella or German measles is a contagious viral infection of the respiratory tract accompanied by a characteristic skin rash. Although the red rash is common between German measles (rubella) and [Read More ...]

Measles

Definition Measles is a common viral infection of children. The rubeola virus that causes measles, usually affect children below 5 years of age. Infected child present with a skin rash over most of the body [Read More ...]