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Does the immunity vaccines get towards measles also count for german measles?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Separate diseases: Measles vaccine addresses the measles which is a very harsh illness in kids.German measles is a different germ & actually a much milder disease in kids, but a devastating cause of miscarriage, birth defects, blindness & mental deficiency in babies who get it in the womb.

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