Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, July 1st, 2001
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has not received confirmed cases of rubella so far in 2001, but it is preparing for a summer season comparable to last year, when 95 cases where confirmed in the state between March and mid-July.
Only 152 cases were reported nationwide of the contagious disease that causes skin rash, fever, swollen glands in the neck, red eyes, and runny nose.
"Usually rubella will manifest itself in February and we'll see the last of the cases in October," said Jeff Rivenbark, a public...
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