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Mumps

Mumps is a contagious viral infection, most common in children between 5 and 15 years. These days it’s rare thanks to effective immunisation.

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Rubella in Australia

Rubella (also known German measles) is a viral disease. For most people, a rubella infection causes mild illness of fever, rash and swollen lymph glands.

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Mumps in Australia | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Mumps is a contagious infection of the salivary glands, caused by the mumps virus.

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Measles in Australia

Measles is a highly contagious viral illness. Infected people spread measles through coughing and sneezing. The virus can survive in the air and on surfaces for a couple of hours.

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Measles, Mumps And Rubella (MMR) Vaccine | SA Health

Measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine recommendations, possible side effects and how to reduce the side effects

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The measles vaccine, explained - NPS MedicineWise

Measles is a potentially dangerous disease that is almost completely preventable through vaccination. Find out why being fully vaccinated against measles is important for you and for others.

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Rubella (German measles)

Rubella is a viral infection and is sometimes called German measles, although it is not related to measles itself. Most people with rubella experience a mild illness involving fever and rash. It is important as rubella illness during pregnancy may significantly affect the developing foetus.

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Vaccines & immunisation

Read about immunisation & the vaccines available to protect you, your child & the community from infectious diseases such as hepatitis & whooping cough.

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German measles (rubella)

German measles, also known as rubella, is a mild viral illness. It is a different disease to measles. Most people recover quickly from this infection.

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