CONTROL4 - • Prior to the introduction of the vaccine,...

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CONTROL: Sanitary: Surveillance and vector control are excellent means for disease prevention. Immunological: A live vaccine against Yellow fever and killed vaccines against EEE and WEE are available for those at high risk. Chemotherapeutic: None available. Rubellavirus VIRUS: Rubellavirus GENERAL CONCEPTS: Rubella virus is a member of the Togaviridae family and produces the disease commonly known as German measles.
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Unformatted text preview: • Prior to the introduction of the vaccine, rubella was a common, mild disease with a rash. It was found worldwide and mostly affected children. It was uncommon in adults but had severe manifestations when affecting a pregnant woman during the first trimester because of the potential for birth defects....
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This note was uploaded on 11/05/2011 for the course BIOLOGY MCB2010 taught by Professor Jessicadigirolamo during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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