• Age:vaccination of children aged 1 and 6 years

The vaccine and its manufacturer:

Description of the disease

Rubella is an acute viral infection that causes inflammation of the upper respiratory tract. Possible complications: otitis, sore throat, pneumonia, arthritis, pathological inflammatory processes of the central nervous system (meningitis, encephalitis). During pregnancy, rubella is very dangerous for the fetus. Method of transmission: airborne, from mother to fetus, through toys, household items. Cases of infection occur more often in the warm season.

  • Treatment

    Treatment is symptomatic: bed rest, balanced diet, with a mild form does not require hospitalization.

  • Prevention

    Prevention is vaccination, which provides protection for 10 years.

  • Symptoms

    The incubation period is 11-25 days, after which symptoms appear: malaise, headache; rashes in the form of rounded red-pink spots that pass after a few days (at first on the face, neck, scalp, behind the ears, then spread to the whole body, except for the palms and soles); fever, sore throat, cough, runny nose, enlarged lymph nodes.

  • Diagnostics

    Diagnosis - clinical picture, laboratory blood test for the presence of specific antibodies.