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I don't want to develop german measles. What steps can I take?

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Vaccination

German measles is caused by the rubella virus.
There are vaccines available to provide you with an immunity to the rubella virus. If you have not had the rubella vaccine, you should see you doctor, or your community health clinic.

In brief: Vaccination

German measles is caused by the rubella virus.
There are vaccines available to provide you with an immunity to the rubella virus. If you have not had the rubella vaccine, you should see you doctor, or your community health clinic.
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: German measles

To prevent german measles, or rubella, be vaccinated against it before pregnancy.

In brief: German measles

To prevent german measles, or rubella, be vaccinated against it before pregnancy.
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: MMR vaccine...

...Is safe and highly effective in prevention of rubella, or german measles.
Or you can choose to live in a place where everybody but you has had the MMR so you have no one to catch it from.

In brief: MMR vaccine...

...Is safe and highly effective in prevention of rubella, or german measles.
Or you can choose to live in a place where everybody but you has had the MMR so you have no one to catch it from.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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