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If you had the german measles can you get red measles?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Yes

If by "red measles" you mean measles, there is no cross-immunity between german measles and measles.

In brief: Yes

If by "red measles" you mean measles, there is no cross-immunity between german measles and measles.
Dr. Martin Raff
Dr. Martin Raff
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Yes

These are two different diseases caused by very different viruses.
Having German measles only gives you immunity to German measles.You can get immunity to "red measles" by having it or having the vaccine.

In brief: Yes

These are two different diseases caused by very different viruses.
Having German measles only gives you immunity to German measles.You can get immunity to "red measles" by having it or having the vaccine.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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