A 41-year-old member asked:
What are the first symptoms of german measles? Why is it called german?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale answered
72 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Rash + fever: Don't know origin of german. Technical name is rubella. Rash looks like measles but usually pinker and the child is not as sick. No spots on inside of cheeks known in measles as koplik's spots.
Answered on Sep 9, 2014
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