Sarah W’s Story(4:06 min)

The devastation it causes to a life that was full of so much promise.

Sarah Walton caught measles at 11 months old, and recovered well. Twenty four years later, she came down with subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE) a rare but devastating measles complication leading to a progressive destruction of the central nervous system. (Courtesy of The Vaccine Knowledge Project)

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