Rubella

Common Name(s)

Rubella

Rubella is a contagious infection that occurs most often in children and young adults. Symptoms of the disease include rash, low fever, nausea, swollen lymph glands behind the ears and in the neck, and mild pink eye. In adults, symptoms may also include arthritis and painful joints. While rubella is generally mild in children, it can have serious consequences in pregnant women. Pregnant women who are infected early in pregnancy have a 90% chance of passing the virus onto the fetus, which can cause miscarriage, stillbirth, fetal death, or severe birth defects known as congenital rubella syndrome. Rubella is preventable by vaccination.

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The terms "Rubella" returned 1316 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Micro-planning in a wide age range measles rubella (MR) campaign using mobile phone app, a case of Kenya, 2016.
 

Author(s): Amina Ismail, Collins Tabu, Iheoma Onuekwusi, Samuel Kevin Otieno, Peter Ademba, Peter Kamau, Beatrice Koki, Anthony Ngatia, Anthony Wainaina, Robert Davis

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A Measles rubella campaign that targeted 9 months to 14 year old children was conducted in all the 47 counties in Kenya between 16th and 24th of May 2016. Micro-planning using an android phone-based app was undertaken to map out the target population and logistics in all the counties ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Rubella" returned 51 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Pain caused by measles, mumps, and rubella vaccines: A systematic literature review.
 

Author(s): Corinne Willame, Ouzama Henry, Lan Lin, Volker Vetter, Laurence Baril, Nicolas Praet

Journal: Vaccine. 2017 10;35(42):5551-5558.

 

The risk of post-vaccination adverse events (AEs) is a primary public health concern. Among the AEs, pain is a significant source of anxiety for both children and their parents. This review describes and assesses the intensity of pain experienced by children post-vaccination with ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The end of measles and congenital rubella: an achievable dream?
 

Author(s): G Adamo, G Sturabotti, E D'Andrea, V Baccolini, F Romano, S Iannazzo, C Marzuillo, P Villari

Journal: Ann Ig. ;29(1):1-26.

 

Despite substantial progress towards measles and rubella control, outbreaks continue to threaten elimination goals worldwide.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Determinants of European parents' decision on the vaccination of their children against measles, mumps and rubella: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Garden Tabacchi, Claudio Costantino, Giuseppe Napoli, Valentina Marchese, Manuela Cracchiolo, Alessandra Casuccio, Francesco Vitale,

Journal: Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2016 07;12(7):1909-23.

 

Low measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) immunization levels in European children highlight the importance of identifying determinants of parental vaccine uptake to implement policies for increasing vaccine compliance. The aim of this paper is to identify the main factors associated with ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Last Updated: 9 May 2017

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Measles-Rubella Vaccine Immunogenicity at 6 and 9 Months of Age
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Measles; Rubella; Rubella Syndrome, Congenital

 

Last Updated: 1 Mar 2017

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Immunogenicity of Co-administered Yellow Fever and Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR) Vaccines
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Vaccine Response Impaired

 

Last Updated: 7 Dec 2017

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