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Rubella virus vaccine live (Meruvax II) is a live vaccine prescribed to prevent German measles (rubella). Side effects, drug interactions, dosing, storage, and pregnancy and breastfeeding information should be reviewed prior to administering this medication.


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      Measles Article
      • Measles facts
      • What is measles? What does measles look like?
      • What is rubeola? What is rubella? What are other names for measles?
      • What is the history of measles?
      • What causes measles? How is measles spread?
      • How does one become immune to measles?
      • Who is at risk for getting measles?
      • Is measles deadly?
      • What are measles symptoms and signs?
      • What is the danger of getting measles while pregnant?
      • What is the incubation period for measles?
      • What complications are seen with measles?
      • What is atypical measles?
      • What is modified measles?
      • How is the diagnosis of measles made?
      • What should someone do if he or she has been exposed to measles?
      • If it is not measles, what else could it be?
      • Is there any treatment for measles after symptoms and signs develop?
      • What is the prognosis for measles?
      • Is it possible to prevent measles with a vaccine? How effective is the measles vaccine?
      • Why should people get vaccinated against measles?
      • Is there any truth to the fear of getting autism from the MMR or MMRV?
      • Who should not receive measles vaccinations?
      • Do people need to be revaccinated against measles if they are traveling to Europe?
      • What adverse reactions or side effects can occur with the measles vaccination?
      • If a child has an egg allergy, can they still receive the measles vaccine?
      • Who should be revaccinated against measles?
      • What is herd immunity? Why should people care if others choose not to be vaccinated?
      • Can the measles virus be used to cure cancer?
      • Where can I find more information about measles?
    • German Measles (Rubella) German measles is a disease that's caused by a virus. Symptoms include rash and fever for two to three days. The MMR (measles,...learn more »
      In This Article
      German Measles (Rubella) Article
      • What is rubella (German measles)?
      • What are rubella symptoms and signs?
      • What are the complications of rubella?
      • How is rubella spread from person to person?
      • Can rubella be prevented with a vaccine?
      • Does my child need the rubella vaccine (MMR)?
      • As an adult, do I need the rubella vaccine (MMR)?

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