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This historic 1970 photograph depicted a portrait of a boy displaying his “Official Rubella Fighter Membership Card”, and a button pinned to his shirt, after being immunized for rubella during the Rubella Umbrella campaign of the late 1960s, early 1970s. The Rubella Umbrella campaign, urged parents to have their children immunized from this viral infection. Rubella, or more commonly referred to as the German measles, is a mild childhood illness that can pose a serious threat to a fetus, if the mother contracts the illness during pregnancy.
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