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  • Q:

    Where sanitation is a challenge, measles patients are often given antibiotics for skin infection. The purpose of the antibiotics is to:

     

    A

    prevent the measles virus from spreading on the skin and becoming more infectious to others.

    B

    limit viral replication and reduce the amount of time the patient is sick.

    C

    prophylactically prevent skin rashes and wounds from becoming infected with opportunistic bacteria.

    D

    reduce the pain and itch associated with the viral infection.




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