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Measles and the vaccine (shot) to prevent it : information for parents
  • Published Date:
    July 2014
  • Language:
    English
Filetype[PDF - 439.87 KB]


Details:
  • Corporate Authors:
    American Academy of Family Physicians. ; American Academy of Pediatrics. ; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)
  • Series:
    Facts for parents : diseases and the vaccines that prevent them
  • Description:
    Why should my child get the MMR shot? -- Is the MMR shot safe? -- What are the side effects? -- Is there a link between the MMR shot and autism? -- What is measles? -- What are the symptoms of measles? -- Is it serious? -- How does measles spread? -- Where do measles cases in the United States come from? -- How many measles cases are there in the United States each year? -- Where can I learn more about the MMR shot and my child?

    The best way to protect against measles is to get the measles-mumps-rubella shot (called the MMR shot). Doctors recommend that all children get the MMR shot.

    CS250249-A

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