Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Luisa | 2012/10/15

Q.

MMR vaccine

Dear Dr, I would just like to know why the MMR vaccine can not be split up as separate vaccines. Are there any clinics in Johannesburg that offer it as separate vaccines?
Regards

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

In some countries the 3 vaccines are available separately,measles,mumps and rubella. Here, as far as I know, only the measles vaccination is available on its own. Ask your paediatrician if he/she knows if these separate vaccines are available in your area.

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