• Dorothy M. Horstmann


Rubella (German measles) is a common contagious disease with mild constitutional symptoms and a generalized rash. In childhood, it is an inconsequential illness, but when it occurs during pregnancy, there is a significant risk of severe damage to the fetus.


Vaccine Strain Rubella Virus Serological Survey Rubella Vaccine Rubella Infection 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dorothy M. Horstmann
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  1. 1.Department of Epidemiology and Public Health and Department of PediatricsYale University School of MedicineNew HavenUSA

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