A 10-year-old boy in Israel is in critical condition after he contracted the measles
The young boy was hospitalized at Schneider Medical Center in Petah Tikva is attached to a ventilator.
Doctors confirm that the child suffered irreversible brain damage after developing a potentially deadly complication of the virus.
The complication, called encephalitis, or inflammation of the brain, is a well-known and sometimes fatal complication of measles.
This follows the report of an El Al flight attendant that is also in a coma after she got the measles.
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(YWN israel Desk – Jerusalem)