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Rubella, also called the German measles, is a highly contagious viral disease, spread through contact with discharges from the nose and throat of an infected person. Once a common childhood illness, its occurrence has been drastically reduced since the vaccine against rubella became available in the late 1960s. Web sites found here contain information on Rubella, including its signs, symptoms, and diagnosis, as well as vaccination details.

 

 

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