Rubella (German Measles) is a contagious disease caused by a virus, but different virus than measles. People who gets rubella usually have mild illness, with symptoms that can include a low grade fever, sore throat, rashes on the face and spreads to rest of the body. Some people may also have headache, pink eye and generally discomfort before the rash appear. It can cause a miscarriage or serious birth defects in an unborn baby if a woman is infected during pregnancy.
Rubella can be prevented with MMR vaccine. This protects against three diseases: measles, mumps and rubella.
CDC recommends children get two doses of MMR vaccine, starting with the first dose at 12 through 15 months of age.
MMR vaccine is very safe and effective (about 97% at preventing rubella).
Dr. Swati Jadia highlighted the effects of rubella and benefits of MMR vaccine through lecture in JUNIOR WING , APS MATHURA CANTT on Nov16,2018.
Rubella vaccination camp was carried out on 26 Nov, 2018 by Dr. Swati Jadia along with her team. 379 children were vaccinated.
Brig Rajkumar , Commandant , MH Mathura Cantt. also visited Junior Wing during the Vaccination camp.
On Nov29, 2018 Lt Sangeeta M. along with Medical Assistant and complete Medical team vaccinated 457 students.
On Nov29, 2018 Brig Rajkumar , Commandant , MH Mathura Cantt. Again visited Junior Wing during the Vaccination camp.
Total 836 students of Junior Wing were vaccinated. The entire camp was carried out smoothly.