Vaccine success story: congenital rubella syndrome

(If you're not yet a fan, join us now by clicking the Like button)

A newly released WHO document explains how vaccination has drastically reduced congenital rubella syndrome and describes the global strategy to achieve elimination.

An estimated 110 000 babies are born with congenital rubella syndrome every year. While the illness is generally mild in children, it has serious consequences in pregnant women causing fetal death or congenital defects.

Click here


Comments are closed.