Photograph of an abdomen with a rash caused by rubella

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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  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. Rubella: Make Sure Your Child Gets Vaccinated (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... What's this? Submit Button Past Emails CDC Features Rubella: Make Sure Your Child Gets Vaccinated Language: English ... eye , and general discomfort before the rash appears. Rubella is dangerous for pregnant women and unborn babies ...
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  5. Rubella (World Health Organization)  
    ... consultations 2014 Fact sheets Features Commentaries Multimedia Contacts Rubella Fact sheet N°367 Updated November 2014 Key ... the virus for a year or more. Congenital rubella syndrome Children with CRS can suffer hearing impairments, ...
  6. Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) (National Foundation for Infectious Diseases)  
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  7. Travelers' Health: Rubella (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... Related Infections (Anaplasmosis & Ehrlichiosis) Chapter 3 - Salmonellosis (Nontyphoidal) Rubella Emmaculate J. Lebo, Susan E. Reef INFECTIOUS AGENT Rubella virus (family Togaviridae, genus Rubivirus ). TRANSMISSION Person-to- ...
  8. Rubella Test (American Association for Clinical Chemistry)  
    ... of this website will be limited. Search Help? Rubella Test Share this page: Was this page helpful? ... Three-day Measles; 3-day Measles Formal name: Rubella Antibodies, IgM and IgG Related tests: TORCH ; Measles ...
  9. Rubella (German Measles) (Nemours Foundation)  
    About Rubella Rubella — commonly known as German measles or 3-day measles — is an infection that mostly affects the skin and lymph nodes. It is caused by the rubella virus ( not the same virus that causes measles ). ...
  10. Facts about Rubella for Adults (National Foundation for Infectious Diseases)  
    Facts about Rubella for Adults What is rubella? Rubella, also called German measles, is caused by a virus that is spread from person to person when an infected person coughs or ...
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