Tag: rubella

  • Rubella Vaccine Immunization Information

    Rubella Vaccine

    Rubella (German Measles) can be prevented with the MMR vaccine. One dose is 97% effective at preventing rubella. Vaccine programs eliminated rubella in the U.S. in 2004, but it is...

  • side effects of rubella vaccines

    Rubella Vaccine Side Effects

    The most common rubella vaccine side effects are fever and a mild rash. There are also reports of severe side effects like seizures, thrombocytopenia, allergic reactions, and even death. What...

  • MMR Vaccine

    MMR vaccines are recommended for all children to prevent measles, mumps, and rubella. The only MMR vaccine on the market in the United States is M-M-R II® manufactured by Merck...

  • Picture of Rubella Vaccine

    Rubella Vaccine

    Rubella [ro͞oˈbel-uh] is a contagious disease caused by a virus. It is usually mild in children, with fever and a rash. In pregnant women, rubella infections can cause serious birth...