Can u die from the measles
Yes, death is a possible complication from the measles. Approximately 1-2 in 1,000 cases in the US result in death.
Overall, there are relatively few cases of measles each year in the US as vaccination against the disease has been very successful. The last year a person in the US died from measles was 2003. Before the vaccine was available there were approximately 450 to 500 deaths from measles each year, mostly in children.
In recent years, there are typically about 60 cases of measles total in the US each year. However, in 2011, there were 222 cases. The CDC reports that these were mostly imported cases due foreigners visiting the US or US citizens returning from abroad.