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German Measles (Rubella)

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About German Measles (Rubella)

Rubella is a contagious disease caused by a virus. It is also called German measles or three-day measles. But don’t confuse rubella with measles, which is sometimes called rubeola. The two diseases have similar features, including a red rash, but they are caused by different viruses.