(German Measles; 3-Day Measles)
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- Never having the condition
- Never receiving an immunization for rubella
- Red, spotty rash all over the body
- Fatigue, low energy, and discomfort
- Swollen lymph nodes
- Flushed face
- Red throat that is not sore
- Achy joints and arthritis , especially in adults
- Healthcare workers
- Childcare workers
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention http://www.cdc.gov
Immunization Action Coalition http://www.immunize.org
About Kids Health—The Hospital for Sick Children http://www.aboutkidshealth.ca
Public Health Agency of Canada http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca
Rubella. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated April 28, 2014. Accessed August 27, 2014.
Rubella. World Health Organization website. Available at: http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs367/en. Updated July 2012. Accessed August 27, 2014.
Rubella (German measles, three-day measles). Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. Available at: http://www.cdc.gov/rubella. Updated February 4, 2009. Accessed August 27, 2014.
Rubella (German measles). Nemours Kids Health website. Available at: http://kidshealth.org/parent/infections/skin/german%5Fmeasles.html. Updated July 2012. Accessed August 27, 2014.
Rubella (German measles or three-day measles). New York State Department of Health website. Available at: http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/communicable/rubella/fact%5Fsheet.htm. Updated January 2012. Accessed August 27, 2014.
- Reviewer: Fabienne Daguilh, MD
- Review Date: 06/2014 -
- Update Date: 08/27/2014 -
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