Wednesday, April 8, 2009

The MMR vaccine

Do you wonder why we vaccinate with MMR? I've written a synopsis here.

An excerpt:

Three dangerous viruses once required separate vaccinations but are now protected against by one. Monovalent vaccines are available for all three viral infections, but routine use of the MMR vaccine containing all three began 20 years ago (1989). The vaccine is given as two injections. The first dose is given...

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