Fact Sheet: Rubella (German Measles), August 26, 2015

(2015) Fact Sheet: Rubella (German Measles), August 26, 2015. Public Health, Department of

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Abstract

Rubella, also called German measles, is a contagious disease that usually causes a red rash that spreads over most of the body. While rubella is generally a mild illness, if it infects pregnant woman, particularly early during pregnancy, it can result in congenital rubella syndrome and cause serious birth defects.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Rubella, Virus, Public Health
Subjects: Health and medicine > Public health > Environmental health
Health and medicine > Public health
Health and medicine
ID Code: 33065
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 21 Jul 2020 15:02
Last Modified: 21 Jul 2020 15:02
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/33065