Dealing with measles

Dealing with measles

Measles is a viral illness that spreads with alarming ease and ferocity. It can be utterly miserable for those who contract it, in some cases it can lead to serious health complications. Thanks to the MMR vaccine, measles is now relatively unusual in the UK. The vaccine is not 100% effective however and not all

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MMR vaccination given to a baby

Is the MMR vaccination safe?

MMR stands for measles, mumps and rubella: Three common, highly infectious conditions that can have serious, perhaps lethal consequences for anyone at any age. Anyone born before 1988 was expected to suffer one or more of these during their childhood as a matter of course, however in 1988 the MMR vaccination was introduced in the

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