Posts Tagged ‘prevention’

Infection Control and Prevention

Infections are common in children and often lead to illness. Children first enter early childhood education and care services when their immune systems are still developing. They may not have been exposed to many common germs that cause infections and they may be too young to be vaccinated against some diseases. What causes infection? Microscopic…

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Rubella is a viral infection and is sometimes called German measles that used to be common in children. Rubella is uncommon in America and other countries with widespread immunization programs. However, rubella infection and congenital rubella syndrome (CRS) is still reported and outbreaks occur among unimmunized groups. Up to 50% of people infected with rubella,…

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