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Rubella is an infection caused by a virus. It is usually mild with fever and a rash. About half of the people who get rubella do not have symptoms. If you do get them, symptoms may include

  • A rash that starts on the face and spreads to the body
  • Mild fever
  • Aching joints, especially in young women
  • Swollen glands

Rubella is most dangerous for a pregnant woman's baby. It can cause miscarriage or birth defects.

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Photograph of an abdomen with a rash caused by rubella
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  1. Rubella (National Library of Medicine)  
    Rubella is an infection caused by a virus. It is usually mild with fever and a rash. About half of the people who get rubella do not have symptoms. If you do get ...
  2. Vaccine - MMR; Immunization - MMR; Rubella vaccination; Mumps vaccination; Measles - mumps - rubella vaccine ... Measles, mumps, and rubella are illnesses that are each caused by a virus. The measles, mumps, rubella vaccine is called MMR for short. ...
  3. Rubella - Fact Sheet for Parents (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
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    ... of this website will be limited. Search Help? Rubella Test Share this page: Was this page helpful? ... for? 1. Should pregnant women be vaccinated for rubella? The rubella vaccine should not be given to ...
  7. Rubella (World Health Organization)  
    ... and consultations 2013 Fact sheets Features Multimedia Contacts Rubella Fact sheet N°367 July 2012 Key facts ... the virus for a year or more. Congenital rubella syndrome Children with CRS can suffer hearing impairments, ...
  8. Rubella (German Measles) (Nemours Foundation)  
    About Rubella Rubella — commonly known as German measles or 3-day measles — is an infection that primarily affects the skin and lymph nodes. It is caused by the rubella virus ( not the same virus that causes measles), ...
  9. About Rubella (German Measles) (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... German Measles, Three-Day Measles) Share Compartir About Rubella On this Page Symptoms Complications Transmission Vaccine Who Needs to be Vaccinated? Rubella, sometimes called German measles or three-day measles, ...
  10. Travelers' Health: Rubella (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... Related Infections (Anaplasmosis & Ehrlichiosis) Chapter 3 - Salmonellosis (Nontyphoidal) Rubella Huong Q. McLean, Susan E. Reef INFECTIOUS AGENT Rubella virus (family Togaviridae , genus Rubivirus ). TRANSMISSION Person-to- ...
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