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n. - A contagious viral disease that is a milder form of measles lasting three or four days.

Usage examples (35)
  • Measles, also called rubella, is a highly contagious - but rare - respiratory infection that's caused by a virus.
  • The mumps vaccine is contained in a combination vaccine called MMR (measles, mumps and rubella, which is also known as German measles).
  • But rubella is not always a mild infection.
  • And other infectious diseases, such as rubella, chickenpox, and Legionnaires 'disease are not uncommon. for more
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