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Rubella Vaccination

Houston Center for Infectious Diseases provides the following vaccines to prevent the Rubella:

MMR: contains measles, mumps, and rubella combination vaccines

MMRV: contains easles, mumps, rubella, and varicella (chickenpox) combination vaccines

Rubella is a contagious disease that is caused by a virus. In children, the disease is usually mild with fever and a rash. But, if a pregnant woman gets infected, the virus can cause serious birth defects. Rubella can be prevented with vaccination.