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Rubella (German measles)
Rubella (also known as German measles) is best prevented by the MMR vaccination. Learn more about its distinctive rash, other symptoms and treatments.
Mumps is a vaccine preventable disease. Immunisation is normally effective in preventing mumps. Find out more about mumps prevention.
Mumps is a contagious viral infection, most common in children between 5 and 15 years. These days it’s rare thanks to effective immunisation.
Symptoms of mumps usually develop 14 to 25 days after a person is infected. Find out more about common symptoms.
Treatment for mumps is focused on relieving symptoms. Find out more about treatment options and self-care techniques, plus links to trusted resources.
How do I know if I'm immune to measles?
Cases of measles have risen by 30% globally, and in places where it was eradicated — including Australia. Now's the time to check your immunity to measles or get vaccinated.
Anyone can get measles if they haven't been vaccinated or haven't had measles before, but it's most common in kids. Learn more about this illness.
Measles treatments and prevention
Measles is best prevented by a vaccine given to children when they are young. Learn more about the vaccine and different treatment options available.
Measles symptoms and diagnosis
Measles begins like a bad cold and becomes worse over time. Learn more about the different symptoms of measles and how a doctor diagnoses it.
What does measles rash look like?
There have been several confirmed cases of measles acquired by people returning from overseas. Here's what you need to know about potentially deadly measles.