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Before vaccines became available, infection with Measles virus was nearly universal among US children and adolescents. More than 50% of children had Measles by age 6, and more than 90% had Measles by age 15. Encephalitis or death occur in as many as 0. 2% of infected children, resulting in more than 500 deaths annually. The first live attenuate vaccine was licensed in the US in 1963. By the late 1960s, US experienced more than 99% reduction in reported Measles cases. In 2000, Measles was declared eliminated from this country. Elimination does not mean absence of cases. Rather, it refers to the absence of Measles transmission among the general population for at least 12 months after infectious case is import. Since Measles was declared eliminate, annual number of reported cases in this country has ranged from a low of 37 in 2004 to a high of 667 in 2014. However, as of April 11, 555 cases of Measles have been report. In February 1998, Lancet published a report by Andrew Wakefield and Co - workers at Royal Free College in London proposing a link between Measles, mumps and Rubella Vaccine and newly described syndrome of autism and bowel disease. Six years later, editors of Lancet described allegations of serious misconduct by authors of paper, including failure to disclose that Wakefield had significant financial conflict. Paper was retracted in 2010, and Wakefield lost his license to practice Medicine in the United Kingdom for unethical behavior, misconduct and dishonesty for authoring a fraudulent research paper. Wakefield work is now recognized as elaborate fraud, but damage has been done. Wakefields erroneous claim that MMR Vaccine might be Associate with autism led to a decline in vaccination rates in many countries, including the United States. Wakefields continuing claim that vaccines are harmful has resulted in a rise in Measles. It also has contributed to a climate of distrust of all vaccines and re - emergence of previously Control Diseases, resulting in harm to many children. Administration of the second dose of Measles - containing Vaccine should be administered only at 4 to 6 years of age. B Between 2% and 5% of people do not develop Measles Immunity after first dose of MMR. C in 1954, Enders and Peebles isolated the Measles virus from the blood of a 13 - year - old boy named David Edmonston during the Measles outbreak in Boston, and isolate was transformed into a vaccine strain. D some people have memory of Measles vaccination but no longer have written documentation, and this can be accepted as evidence of Measles Immunity. The only Measles virus vaccine available in the US is the live, more attenuated Edmonston - Enders strain. Only one antigenic type of Measles virus has been identify. Antigenic changes on one surface protein h glycoprotein have been document, but this change has no impact on Vaccine efficacy. Vaccines are available combined with mumps and Rubella vaccines or with mumps, Rubella and varicella vaccines.

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MMR at 1 year

Mmr vaccines used in the UK are called MMRVaxPro and Priorix. Two vaccines contain different ingredients. For more information, see MMRVaxPro Patient Information Leaflet and Priorix Patient Information Leaflet. Other brands of MMR vaccines used in other countries may contain different ingredients. If you are not in the UK, ask for the Patient Information Leaflet For Vaccine you are offer. Apart from active ingredients, MMR vaccines may contain very small amounts of these ingredients: highly purified gelatine derived from pigs, used as stabiliser. Sorbitol or mannitol, used as stabilisers polysorbate 80, used as emulsifier recombinant human serum albumin, used as stabiliser Vaccine may also contain traces of these products used during the manufacturing process: neomycin, antibiotic used to stop bacteria growing and contaminating Vaccine rubella strain For both MMR vaccines are grown in laboratory Using human cell strains Measles and mumps virus strains For both MMR vaccines are grow on culture which contain chick embryo cells. Viruses do not grow on eggs. This means that there is not enough egg protein in MMR Vaccine to cause allergic reactions, so children with severe egg allergies can safely receive MMR. In the past, people with egg allergies were advised not to receive MMR Vaccine, but advice on this changed more than ten years ago. In the short film below, Professor Simon Dobson explains how we know that there is no increased risk of reactions to MMR Vaccine in children who are allergic to eggs. Mmr Vaccine should not be given to people who are clinically immunosuppressed. This is because weakened viruses in vaccine can replicate too much and cause serious infection. This includes babies whose mothers have had immunosuppressive treatment while they were pregnant or breastfeeding. For more information see MHRA's Drug Safety Update. Mmr Vaccine contains three separate vaccines and their side effects can take place over different time periods. There tend to be fewer side effects after the second dose of MMR. Very common: redness, pain and / or swelling at the injection site. Common side effects: six to ten days after vaccination: some children may get raised temperature, loss of appetite, and Measles - like rash. This can happen when the Measles part of the vaccine starts to work, and is normal. Symptoms last 2 - 3 days. About three weeks after vaccination: around 1 in 50 children may get mumps - like symptoms. This can happen when the mumps part of the vaccine starts to work. Rubella Vaccine can cause inflammation in joints. This is rare in children but can be quite common in adult women who have MMR Vaccine. It usually lasts about 3 days. Rare: fits. These may occur in every 1 in 1000 doses of vaccine. Fits are more common as a result of Measles infection than they are as result of MMR Vaccine.

Who Should Get MMR Vaccine?

You do not need measles, Mumps, and Rubella vaccine if you meet any of these criteria for presumptive evidence of immunity: You have written documentation of adequate vaccination: at least one dose of measles, Mumps, and Rubella virus - containing vaccine administered on or after first birthday for preschool - age children and adults not at high risk for exposure and transmission two doses of measles and Mumps virus - containing vaccine for school - age children and adults at high risk for exposure and transmission, including college students, healthcare personnel, international travelers, and groups at increase risk during outbreaks You have laboratory confirmation of past infection or had blood tests that show You are immune to measles, Mumps, and Rubella. You were born before 1957. * If you do not have presumptive evidence of immunity against measles, Mumps, and Rubella, talk with your doctor about getting vaccinate. If youre unsure whether youve been vaccinate, you should first try to find your vaccination records. If you do not have written documentation of MMR vaccine, you should get vaccinate. Mmr vaccine is safe, and there is no harm in getting another dose if you may already be immune to measles, Mumps, or Rubella. If you received measles vaccine in the 1960s, you may not need to be revaccinated. People who have documentation of receiving LIVE measles vaccine in the 1960s do not need to be revaccinated. People who were vaccinated prior to 1968 with either inactivated measles vaccine or measles vaccine of unknown type should be revaccinated with at least one dose of LIVE attenuated measles vaccine. This recommendation is intended to protect those who may have received killed measles vaccine, which was available in 1963 - 1967 and was not effective.

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