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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Global immunization partners have set targets to eliminate rubella and congenital rubella syndrome in at least five of the six WHO regions by 2020.
9,10 Congenital rubella syndrome (CRS) is still a major problem in developing countries and CC was found in 90% of seropositive patients.
Control of rubella and congenital rubella syndrome (CRS) in developing countries, Part 1: burden of disease from CRS.
Clinically, congenital rubella syndrome (CRS) was diagnosed and the neonate was further worked up.
The evidence for the elimination of rubella and congenital rubella syndrome in the United States: a public health achievement.
What seems most striking to me in reading her history is realizing how a vaccine (rubella), which she emphasizes was first warmly embraced, has recently come to be seen by some as an "enemy," and where the goal was once to seek its protection from rubella and the congenital rubella syndrome, this product is now seen by some as a vaccine to avoid and condemn because of lingering allegations it is a cause of autism.
Her transformation has been so dramatic that Maureen, who has congenital rubella syndrome, is now in the running to be crowned 'Deafblind Person of the Year' at Sense charity's annual awards.
Objective: Immunity against rubella before women's reproductive age is a practical strategy to control congenital rubella syndrome (CRS).
This article focuses on cognitive function among people who are congenitally deaf-blind, in general, not on delayed manifestations in any group with a specific etiology, such as rubella syndrome (see Sever, South, & Shaver, 1985, for a review).
For 55 years Sense has supported deafblind people with congenital rubella syndrome and we know all too well the dangers of not taking the MMR vaccine.
The cause of death was aspiration pneumonitis - due to congenital rubella syndrome.
In the area of infectious and contagious diseases, the epidemiological importance of rubella is represented by occurrence of congenital rubella syndrome (CRS), which affects the fetus or newborn whose mothers were infected during pregnancy.
The main concern is the risk of congenital rubella syndrome (CRS) in early pregnancy.
The question addressed in this commentary is about the safety of rubella virus vaccine, particularly regarding viraemia, placental infection, trans-placental foetal infection and congenital rubella syndrome (CRS).