How Can I Prevent Rubella?

    The best way to prevent rubella is to get vaccinated

    The best way to avoid rubella is to get the MMR vaccine. There is 97% coverage with one dose, and with two doses, the coverage is nearly 100%[1].

    Women of childbearing age who are not immunised should check their immune status before planning for pregnancy and receive rubella-containing vaccines if necessary[2].

    You can use our vaccine calculator to check your vaccination status. 

    1. (2021). 'Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR) Vaccination: What Everyone Should Know'. CDC. 26 January 2021. Available at: <https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/vpd/mmr/public/index.html>
    2. (2019. 'Frequently asked questions on Rubella'. CHP. 9 July 2019. Available at: <https://www.chp.gov.hk/en/features/101073.html>

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