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Togavirus infections

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Follow the links below to find trusted information about togavirus infections.

Last reviewed: May 2018

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Ross River virus - myDr.com.au

Ross River virus infection is spread by the bites of infected female mosquitoes. Most sufferers will have a sudden onset of flu-like symptoms that often include painful joints.

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Parenting and Child Health - Health Topics - Rubella (German measles)

Rubella is a viral infection which is sometimes called German measles. It isusually a mild illness. However it can cause serious harm to an unborn baby if a woman gets it during early pregnancy.

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Mumps - myDr.com.au

Find out about the symptoms, treatment, and complications of mumps, as well as how to prevent this disease.

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Rubella (German measles)

Rubella is a viral infection and is sometimes called German measles, although it is not related to measles itself. Most people with rubella experience a mild illness involving fever and rash.

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Childhood rashes - myDr.com.au

Distinguish between the childhood rashes of rubella (German measles), measles, chickenpox and fifth disease ('slapped cheek' disease).

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Rubella - myDr.com.au

In children rubella symptoms include a rash that generally appears on the face and scalp first and spreads to the body and arms the same day.

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