rubella


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Synonyms for rubella

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

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On average, perinatally HIV-infected children were much less likely to have protective levels of antibodies against measles, mumps and rubella than children whose mothers had HIV but did not contract the virus themselves.
Scope: This award will be a continuation of funds intended only for grantees previously awarded under CDC-RFA-GH14-1401: Protecting the Advances in Polio, Rubella and Measles Elimination: Strengthening Immunization Programs in the Americas.
On average, the PHIV children were much less likely to have protective levels of antibodies against measles, mumps, and rubella than did the HEU group.
And rubella is a well-known seasonal disease that has been hypothesized to be driven by human population dynamics, making it a good system for us to test.
The Rubella IgM and HbeAg tests are conducted to find out complications and malfunctions besides infection in pregnant women.
The Ministry of Health urges everyone to be vaccinated against measles and rubella in order to protect yourselves, families, the city and the country from these diseases," said the statement.
We would remind all parents of children of any age who are not yet fully vaccinated against measles, mumps and rubella that they should speak to their GP surgery as soon as possible to arrange catch up doses.
In 2002, the case-patient's mother had an equivocal rubella virus IgG titer of 5 (nonimmune <5) and in 2003 received measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine.
Rubella, if contracted by a woman who is pregnant, causes babies to be born with combined sight and hearing loss, along with life threatening heart conditions and a long list of other health issues.
AROUND 30,000 children in Wales still need to receive both doses of the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine, AMs warn today.
The British Medical Association strongly believes that MMR triple vaccine is the safest and most effective way to protect children from measles, mumps and rubella.
The major threads Reagan presents track how the disease (rubella, also known as German measles) was discovered; how responses to rubella, and fears of it, resonated in the efforts to make abortion legal and accessible in the United States; how class, race, and privilege all played roles in abortion access; how disability activism and eugenics were mobilized to promote vaccinations and abortions; how vaccines and vaccination programs got adopted; and how these all cross link.
RUBELLA This is a viral infection also known as German measles.
Tributes have been paid to a Sutton Coldfield woman who co-founded the National Deafblind and Rubella Association.