What is congenital rubella?

Also known as: congenital rubella syndrome.

Rubella is a virus that causes a disease commonly known as the German measles. When the virus is passed to an unborn fetus by the mother, this is known as congenital rubella.


Reviewed by: P. Marcelo Laufer, MD

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