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This is particularly true in the case of German measles.
Women who become infected with German measles at an early stage in their pregnancy run the risk of giving birth to babies with serious birth defects, such has hearing problems or physical deformities.
Japan is a popular destination for many Taiwanese in the autumn months but Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has put out a travel warning this year due to an increase in rubella (German measles) cases in the neighboring country.
Of these cases, 28 or 1.43 percent were classified as confirmed measles, while 329 cases or 16.75 percent were classified as rubella (german measles).
Up to now, pregnant women have been offered a blood test to check whether they are immune to rubella - also known as German measles.
German measles or rubella is a common childhood viral illness.
Amman , April 15 (Petra) -- A seven-year-old child who had suffered brain atrophy that had affected his sight, hearing and the ability to speak because his mother was afflicted by the German measles during her pregnancy, has now regained his vision after a surgery.
Mr Barnes, who was born with disabilities after his mother had German measles while pregnant, was mugged outside his home in Low Fell, Gateshead.
Early this month, the DOH announced that it is aiming to cover an estimated 11 million children, newborns up to below five to be vaccinated against measles and Rubella (German measles) and an estimated 13 million children of the same age for the oral polio vaccine.
Mumps is also showing signs of increasing, and we would not wish to see rubella (German Measles) re-established in the community with the possibility of devastating consequences for unborn children - we must do all we can to stop these diseases spreading too.
If German measles was around, girls especially were exposed to gain immunity to save future pregnancy of disabled babies born blind, deaf or brain damaged.
The campaign, which will take place throughout March and April, will provide over 3.5 million shots, with children receiving the MMR vaccine against measles, mumps, and rubella (German measles).