Rubella

Overview

Rubella, also called German measles, is a contagious viral infection best known by its distinctive red rash.

Symptoms

p>Other symptoms, which often appear 2 to 3 weeks after exposure, include mild fever and headache.

Treatments

Rubella has been declared eliminated in the United States. Parents are cautioned to vaccinate children to prevent its re-emergence.

Last Updated Jun 13, 2017


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