Measles and Rubella are infectious infectious diseases through the airway caused by Measles and Rubella viruses.

Measles and Rubella are highly contagious diseases. Children and adults who have never been immunized against Measles and Rubella, or who have never had Measles and Rubella disease have a high risk of contracting the disease.

Measles can cause serious complications, such as pneumonia (pneumonia), encephalitis, blindness, malnutrition and even death. Rubella is usually a mild disease in children, but when infecting pregnant women in the first trimester or early pregnancy, can cause miscarriage or disability in babies who are born. This defect is known as Congenital Rubella Syndrome which includes heart and eye disorders, deafness and developmental delays.

There is no treatment for measles and rubella, but this disease can be prevented. Immunization with MR vaccine is the best prevention for measles and rubella. One vaccine to prevent two diseases at once. Immunization MR is given for all children aged 9 months to less than 15 years of age during MR Immunization Camp in August – September 2017 and 2018.