German measles is a disease that's caused by a virus. Symptoms include rash and fever for two to three days. The MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) vaccine prevents this disease. Read more: German Measles (Rubella) Article
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German Measles (Rubella) - Signs and Symptoms
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