This document replaces the WHO position paper on rubella vaccine published in the Weekly Epidemiological Record in July 2011. It incorporates the most recent developments in the field of rubella vaccines to provide updated guidance on the introduction and use of rubella-containing vaccines (RCVs) in national immunization schedules. It specifically updates guidance on coadministration of rubella vaccine with yellow fever (YF) vaccine and updates data and the WHO position on the control and elimination of rubella.

  • SAGE background document
  • Rubella