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125 Years of Discovery

Stanley Plotkin

Rubella Vaccine

Stanley Plotkin, M.D., and Koprowski developed the vaccine of choice against rubella, also known as German measles. Rubella led to various birth defects including blindness, deafness and severe mental retardation as well as miscarriages and stillbirths across Europe and the U.S. in the 1960s.

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