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  • June 2019

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    Rashes to Research
    Scientists and Parents Confront the 1964 Rubella Epidemic

    June 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the first rubella vaccine. This exhibition explains how experts and parents tried to limit rubella’s impact in the years before the vaccine nearly eliminated the disease from the United States.

Last Reviewed: March 4, 2019