In most cases of rubella, symptoms appear within 16 to 18 days after exposure to the virus. Prevention There is a safe and effective vaccine to protect against rubella. The vaccine is given as part of a combination vaccine, called the MMR vaccine that protects against measles, mumps, and rubella. When should adults get the MMR vaccine? The CDC says most adults born in 1957 or later should get at least one dose of the MMR vaccine. Because of the risk of birth defects, all women of Author: Rebecca Buffum Taylor.
Apr 25, 2019 · The measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine is usually given in childhood. This three-in-one vaccine protects against measles, mumps and rubella and is required for children to enter school in most states. Children need two doses of the vaccine, while adults who don't have evidence of immunity should get at least one dose. Jun 19, 2019 · Care guide for MMR Vaccine in Adults. Includes: possible causes, signs and symptoms, standard treatment options and means of care and support.