German measles


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German measles:

see rubellarubella
or German measles,
acute infectious disease of children and young adults. It is caused by a filterable virus that is spread by droplet spray from the respiratory tract of an infected individual.
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German measles

[¦jər·mən ′mē·zəlz]
(medicine)
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The Japan Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists is conducting a nationwide survey on some 30,000 pregnant women to check the proportion of the people who have antibodies against German measles.
And that led to a rise in mumps, measles and German measles.
Faith is illustrated by the story of Theresa, who became pregnant when she was only 16, contracted German measles, turned down her doctor's advice to have an abortion because her baby would "be a vegetable, or worse," and produced a son whom she calls "the most spiritual person she has ever met.
Thousands of students returning to Stirling University from the Easter break are to get jags for German measles.
RUBELLA This is a viral infection also known as German measles.
The number of cases of rubella - also known as German measles - have also increased.
Elizabeth Taylor played a fading actress who murdered a fan who had German measles when she asked for her autograph.
Richard Courtney may have been severely disabled from birth after his mum contracted German measles during pregnancy.
The jabs could be given to women who are not protected against rubella - the German measles virus which can lead to babies being born with problems such as deafness, blindness and heart difficulties.
The jabs are only necessary for women who are not protected against rubella -the German measles virus which can lead to babies being born with problems such as deafness, blindness and heart difficulties.
She said because Georgia had only just recovered from German measles she "did not want to risk" her catching anything else.
For example, a swollen gland behind the ear is a typical finding in German measles (rubella).