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  • n  an acute and highly contagious viral disease marked by distinct red spots followed by a rash; occurs primarily in children

  • One obvious reason for rubeola's resurgence is the failure of many parents as well as doctorsto insist on shots for youngsters.
  • The reason: rubeola, or measles.
  • The Government's ambitious plans apply only to the common "seven-day" measles, or rubeolanot to be confused with the three-day "German" measles or rubella, for which a vaccine .

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