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Rubella
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.

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Rubella

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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