Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Christine Poole | 2010/05/28

Q.

Vaccination

My granddaughter aged 2 1/2 had a measles booster 2 mths ago. Does she need to have the MMR or can she have mumps and rubella vaccinations separately?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Your granddaughter should have had the MMR immunisation at 15 months. She is only due for a MMR booster at 5 years.

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