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Measles

Measles is highly infectious and can lead to serious complications. Learn more about vaccination, and the symptoms and treatment for measles.

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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.

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Would you know measles if you saw it?

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.

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Measles symptoms and diagnosis

Measles begins like a bad cold and becomes worst over time. Learn more about the different symptoms of measles and how a doctor diagnoses it.

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Chickenpox prevention

Chickenpox (varicella) is a vaccine preventable disease. Immunisation is normally effective in preventing chickenpox (varicella), and has also dramatically reduced its severity. Find out more about chickenpox prevention.

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Rubella (German measles)

Trusted information on rubella (also known as German measles) including causes, symptoms, what to do, prevention, plus links to trusted resources.

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Infectious diseases

There are many different kinds of infectious diseases. Find out about conditions such as shingles, chlamydia, measles, conjunctivitis, tonsillitis, bronchitis and more here.

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Treatment and prevention of rubella

There is no specific treatment for the rubella infection. Rubella is a vaccine preventable disease. Read more about treatment and prevention of rubella.

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Symptoms of rubella

The symptoms of rubella take 2-3 weeks to develop after someone is infected with the virus. Read more about the symptoms of rubella in this article.

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Diagnosis of rubella

Your doctor may suspect you have rubella from your symptoms, as symptoms can mimic other viral symptoms, so a blood test will confirm a diagnosis. More here.

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Encephalitis

Encephalitis is a serious brain condition usually caused by a virus. Seek medical attention if you think you or your child may have encephalitis.

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