Her last child lay motionless in the bed, adorned with that abominable rash with her lungs full of fluid. The fever and fervent struggle for life had now given way to the coldness of death.
The nurse had already arrived to contain her in the body bag.
Exactly how horrible was it to suffocate to death? But there wasn't much time to think, they had to work quickly to try to control the virus.
The measles vaccine was developed two weeks later.