Also known as: German measles

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Please see below for reliable medical information on Rubella produced by alternative providers.

NHS website

Patient UK

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There is no support group for rubella in the UK. Information and support for Deafness associated with rubella is provided by Sense (see entry Deafblindness). Meet other parents online in our closed Facebook group

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