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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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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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Rubella or German measles in children | Raising Children Network
Rubella or German measles is a viral illness. Immunisation protects your child from rubella, but see your GP if you think your child has rubella symptoms.
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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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Rubella fact sheet - Fact sheets
Rubella is caused by infection with a virus. Infection is usually mild, but can cause serious damage to unborn babies. Immunisation is recommended for all children at 12 months and 18 months of age.
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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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Rubella (German measles) | Australian Government Department of Health
Rubella, or German measles, is a contagious disease with symptoms that include fever and rash. It can affect people of all ages but can be prevented with vaccination. Treatment includes rest, fluids and medication for fever.
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Rubella - Better Health Channel
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Childhood rashes - MyDr.com.au
Distinguish between the childhood rashes of rubella (German measles), measles, chickenpox and fifth disease ('slapped cheek' disease).
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