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October 1973

Present Status of Vaccines for Rubella

Author Affiliations

Bethesda, Md
From the Infectious Diseases Branch, National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1973;98(4):265-268. doi:10.1001/archotol.1973.00780020275010

Effective rubella vaccines that have thus far been developed contain live attenuated strains of rubella virus. The two rubella vaccines that have been licensed and are available in the United States (HPV-77 and Cendehill) meet the criteria established for an ideal vaccine.

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