By: Janice Kao and Morgan Glover
It prevents Rubella, also known as German measles.
- Body aches
- Swollen glands
- Runny nose
- A rash that spreads from head to toe for 3 days
- Joint aches
- Congenital rubella syndrome in newborn babies with mothers that had Rubella during pregnancy
Side Effects of the Vaccine (only happen in 5% of people)
- Mild rash
- Joint aches (in 25% of adult women)
"Rubella (German Measles)." New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. N.p., n.d.
Web. 6 Dec. 2012. <www.nyc.gov/html/doh/html/imm/immrub.shtml>.
Wakefield, Andrew. "Rubella Vaccine Questions and Answers." Vaccine Information for the Public and Health Professionals. N.p., n.d. Web. 6 Dec. 2012.