German measles

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Synonyms for German measles

a contagious viral disease that is a milder form of measles lasting three or four days

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He reviewed the program's development stages and its goal to rid the country of measles and German measles by 2010.
Rubella - also called German measles - can cause miscarriages and eye, hearing and heart problems in babies.
Daughters Guenivir and Carrie are going blind from the same disease their father has, and teenaged son Zeb is deaf because his mother contracted German measles during pregnancy.
This is particularly true in the case of German measles.
Pride, 36, was born 95 percent deaf, believed to be the result of his mother contracting German measles while she was pregnant.
The Cour de Cassation ordered a laboratory and a doctor to pay Nicholas Perruche because he was born with birth defects caused by his mother's undiagnosed case of German measles.
The Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry has decided to take steps to assist people who were not vaccinated against German measles, a dangerous illness for pregnant women, due to an amendment of the Preventive Vaccination Law, ministry sources said Friday.
They were understandably overjoyed to learn that they would at last have a child -- only to become gravely concerned when Shirley, a licensed practical nurse, was exposed to German Measles during the first trimester.
German measles (also called rubella) is an example.
Rubella, also known as German measles, is not usually considered to be a serious childhood disease.
49,50) According to a Pennsylvania legislator, for every dollar we spend on measles, mumps, and German measles vaccinations, we save $14 in treatment costs; for every dollar we spend on polio immunizations, we save $10 in treatment costs.
German measles (the three-day variety): Although the disease is a mild one, all adults who have not had it should be immunized to decrease the potential for pregnant women contracting it, with subsequent serious effects on the fetus.
Amman , April 15 (Petra) -- A seven-year-old child who had suffered brain atrophy that had affected his sight, hearing and the ability to speak because his mother was afflicted by the German measles during her pregnancy, has now regained his vision after a surgery.
But they face the consequences of a lack of protection against the other 'M' - mumps - and the R - rubella or German measles.
If German measles was around, girls especially were exposed to gain immunity to save future pregnancy of disabled babies born blind, deaf or brain damaged.