By: Amanda McCommon


Rubella is an acute viral disease. It is an infection that primarily affects the skin and lymph nodes. Rubella causes a fever and rash. It is also called the German Measles or 3-day Measles.

Works Cited

"Rubella Disease In-Short (German Measles)." Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 29 May 2009. Web. 31 Oct. 2013.

"KidsHealth." Rubella (German Measles). The Nemours Foundation, n.d. Web. 31 Oct. 2013.