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Rubella

Rubella On The Loose

Rubella, commonly known as German Measles is a virus that causes extreme discomfort to many people, including infants. Rubella causes an extreme rash, commonly found on the face or neck, to anyone who as contracted it. It can be spread to unborn babies if their mothers have it, and can also be spread by coughing and sneezing. This can cause death or birth defects. There are very few cases of rubella now, with only 159 cases last year. This is due to the immunization of most people In the country by use of a vaccine.

By Addison Johnson

Rubella