A 25-year-old female asked:
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hi im 22 weeks pregnant. my nephew is living with my parents he has rubella. they want to visit me this weekend mg mom and dad only. is it save for them to come visit me? i am vaccinated for rubella says my gyni. and both my parents had it as a child

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Okay : Since those who will visit had natural rubella, they are immune & cannot carry it to you. A fraction of those who are immunized may not be fully protected, so any known exposure to active rubella should be avoided but this situation sounds okay if they leave the sick one at home.
Answered on Aug 5, 2019

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