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Guidance for holiday celebrations
November 16, 2020

WSU urges students, faculty and staff to closely follow the state’s latest directives for protecting public health during the holiday season.

County confirms Rubella in WSU student
July 29, 2008

PULLMAN — The Whitman County Health Department has confirmed the diagnosis of rubella (German measles, three-day measles) in an 18-year-old student from China.  The student attended intensive language classes at Washington State University from July 7 to July 21, 2008.

Rubella is a viral illness characterized by a red rash beginning on the face and spreading to the trunk and limbs.  Along with the rash there may be a low-grade fever, aching joints and swollen lymph glands, particularly behind the ears.  The rash of rubella lasts for 1 to 3 days and resolves spontaneously.  Many cases of infection have no apparent symptoms.  There is no … » More …