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Friedrich Hoffman made the first clinical description of rubella in 1740. He didn't discover it but described it. He would not have an electron microscope to "discover it".

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When was rubella virus first discovered?

it was discovered in 1962.

Is rubella a virus or bacteria?

Rubella is a Virus

What is rubella caused by?

rubella is caused by a virus.

What virus causes rubella?

the Rubella virus which has two parts Rubivirus(genus) of the Togavirus family

Is rubella red?

Rubella is a disease caused by the rubella virus. The name "rubella" is derived from the Latin, meaning "little red."

Is rubella contagious?

Yes Rubella is a contagious disease caused by a virus.

What type of organism causes rubella?

Rubivirus also known as Rubella virus

What is the scientific name for rubella?

Rubella, also called German Measles, is caused by a the Rubella virus of the genus Rubivirus.

What vaccine is used for rubella virus?

MMR vaccine (measles, mumps, and rubella) is the vaccine used to prevent rubella.

Is rublla a virus?

yes rubella is a very bad virus

Why is it called German measles?

Rubella, or 3-day measles, are often called German measles because German researchers discovered that it is caused by a different virus (rubella) than common measles (morbillivirus).

Which virus causes rubella?


Who discovered rubella?

nobody did

What are the uses of the rubella vaccine?

Rubella virus vaccine is used to prevent rubella infection (German measles). It works by stimulating the body to produce antibodies to rubella. Rubella is a highly contagious disease that is caused by a virus. In children, the disease is usually mild with fever and a rash.

What pathogen causes German Measles?

An ariborne pathogen that targets the respiratory tracts is the rubella virus. Rubella virus is also known as the German Measles. Treatment for the rubella virus is a vaccine.German measles or Rubela is caused by a special type of microbe called as 'Virus'.

What microorganism is rubella caused by?

The rubella virus. Rubella is also known as German measles as it was first described by German scientists.

What is Rubella?

Rubella IgG is a specific antibody which our body's defenses has produced in response to a prior exposure, in this case, the virus Rubella.

What is rubella IgG?

Rubella IgG is a specific antibody which our body's defenses has produced in response to a prior exposure, in this case, the virus Rubella.

Is rubella caused by a bacteria or a virus?


What is rubella's causative agent?

Rubella virus is the pathogenic agent of the disease Rubella, and is the cause of congenital rubella syndrome when infection occurs during the first weeks of pregnancy. Humans are the only known host of this virus.

Scientific name for rubella virus?

It is the actual scientific name.Family:TogaviridaeGenus:RubivirusSpecies:Rubella virus

What has the author Timo Vesikari written?

Timo Vesikari has written: 'Immune response in rubella infection' -- subject(s): Rubella virus, Rubella vaccines

What is the scientific name for Rubella virus?

the German Measles

Who discovered rubella and when?

Friedrich Hoffman in 1740.

Is virus responsible for measles?

Regular measles is caused by rubeola virus. German measles is caused by the rubella virus.