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Rubella is a highly contagious viral infection that can cause fetal blindness if contracted during pregnancy. Once quite prevalent, it is now rare thanks to immunization.
Rubella is caused by type of virus called Rubivirus. A rubella vaccine is part of the standard immunization schedule of all preschoolers. In Canada, the vaccine is only available as a combined vaccine against measles, mumps and rubella. Adequate immunization is probably the best available protection against this illness.
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