Can German measles be prevented?

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German measles can be prevented through vaccination. It is often administered as part of the combined measles-mumps-rubella-or MMR-inoculation that is routinely given between 12 and 15 months of age, and also between four and six years of age. If you have ever had German measles, you have developed immunity to it and cannot catch it again.

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