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Description: This photograph shows the cataracts in a child’s eyes due to Congenital Rubella Syndrome (CRS).

Rubella is a viral disease that can affect susceptible persons of any age. Although generally a mild rash, if contracted in early pregnancy, there can be a high rate of fetal wastage or birth defects, known as Congenital Rubella Syndrome (CRS).

Content Providers(s): CDC Creation Date: 1976

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