Diphtheria is an upper respiratory tract illness characterized by sore throat, low-grade fever, and an adherent membrane of the tonsil(s), pharynx, and/or nose. A milder form of diphtheria can be limited to the skin. It is caused by Corynebacterium diphtheriae, an aerobic Gram-positive bacterium.
Rubella (also known as epidemic roseola, German measles or three-day measles) is a disease caused by the Rubella virus. It is often mild and an attack can pass unnoticed. However, this can make the virus difficult to diagnose. The virus usually enters the body through the nose or throat. The disease can last 1-5 days. Children recover more quickly than adults. ...
Diphtheria as related to Rubella
- Vaccines: Vac-Gen/What Would Happen If We Stopped Vaccinations
Only one case of diphtheria has been reported to CDC since 2004. An epidemic of rubella (German measles) ... What would happen if we stopped vaccinations?
- Rubella Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis - Rubella ...
Rubella (German measles) is usually mild in children. But for adults â€” especially pregnant women â€” rubella can cause serious consequences.
- Rubella | History of Vaccines
Rubella (German Measles) Vaccination
The rubella vaccine is a live attenuated (weakened) virus which is usually given as part of the MMR vaccine (protecting against measles, mumps, and rubella).
- Diphtheria - Wikipedia
Diphtheria is a serious disease caused by bacteria. The actual disease is caused when the bac¬teria release a toxin, or poison, into a person's body.
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Immunizations Description. An in ... Rubella (German measles) Diphtheria; Tetanus; Pertussis (whooping cough) ... When rubella, commonly known as German measlesâ€¦