Which region has become first in the world to declare Rubella (German measles) free?

Which region has become first in the world to declare Rubella (German measles) free?
[A]Africa
[B]America
[C]Europe
[D]Australia

America
North and South America region have become the first region of the world to eradicate Rubella. There are no home-grown cases in five years. Rubella (German measles) is caused by a virus and spreads when infected person coughs or sneezes. It causes a rash, a slight fever, aching joints, headaches, runny nose and red eyes. The virus spread by sneezes or coughs can lead to serious birth defects if contracted by pregnant woman.Reference

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