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3 March 2014

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Sunday, March 2, 2014,

What's in a name?
    A lot, apparently. I won't go on about the difference between Rubella and Rubeola (you know, the "regular" measles) as you'll find them well differentiated in other websites.  Hit the link if you're interested!
    I've always found the nomenclature of medical maladies interesting.  When I was in med school I always wondered about such supposedly trivial things.
    So why is German Measles "German"?  To make a long story short, a German physician first described it and thu...

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