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Rubella - Better Health Channel- open

Rubella is a viral illness that causes a skin rash and joint pains. For most people a rubella infection is mild, but it is very dangerous if a woman is pregnant. Rubella can cause death or birth defects in an unborn baby (foetus). Vaccination is available. Sometimes rubella is still referred to as German measles.



    • National Immunisation Infoline Tel. 1800 671 811
    • The Maternal and Child Health Line Tel. 132 229