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Rabies Rabies is an acute viral infection of the central nervous system. Although post-exposure treatment is available, once symptoms develop the condition is invariably fatal.
Red Mitsubishi Class A Drug.
PMA affects the body's temperature control and as it is stronger than Ecstasy the risk of overheating is much greater.
Users require immediate help if they feel their temperature soaring on the dance floor and anyone with a heart condition, blood pressure problems, epilepsy or asthma can have a very dangerous reaction to the drug.
Frequent use can also bring on paranoia and depression.
Rubella Rubella, or German measles, is a mild infectious disease with an incubation period of 14-21 days. Patients can infect other people from one week before the onset of rash until four days afterwards.
Maternal rubella infection in the first eight to ten weeks of pregnancy results in foetal damage in up to 90% of infants. Multiple defects are common, and are collectively known as Congenital Rubella Syndrome.
A vaccine against rubella exists and is given as part of the triple MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccine.

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