Tag: mmr

  • Measles Mumps Rubella MMR Vaccine Information

    MMRV Vaccine Not Linked to Seizure Risk

    Researchers in Australia have found more evidence that children do not have an increased risk of seizures if they receive the combined MMRV vaccine for their 2nd dose of the...

  • Rubella Vaccine Immunization Information

    Rubella Vaccine

    Rubella (German Measles) can be prevented with the MMR vaccine. One dose is 97% effective at preventing rubella. Vaccine programs eliminated rubella in the U.S. in 2004, but it is...

  • side effects of rubella vaccines

    Rubella Vaccine Side Effects

    The most common rubella vaccine side effects are fever and a mild rash. There are also reports of severe side effects like seizures, thrombocytopenia, allergic reactions, and even death. What...

  • side effects of mumps vaccine

    Mumps Vaccine Side Effects

    The most common mumps vaccine side effects are fever, mild rash, and gland swelling in the cheeks. There are also rare reports of seizures, bleeding disorders, and allergic reactions. What...

  • side effects of the measles vaccine

    Measles Vaccine Side Effects

    The most common measles vaccine side effects are fever and a measles-like skin rash. Some children develop a mild measles illness or severe allergic reactions from MMR vaccines. What are...

  • One of the most widespread myths is that vaccines cause autism. This myth started in 1998, when former U.K. doctor Andrew Wakefield published a study in The Lancet suggesting that autism might be triggered by MMR vaccines against measles, mumps, and rubella.

    Why People Think Vaccines Cause Autism

    One of the most widespread myths is that vaccines cause autism. This myth started in 1998, when former U.K. doctor Andrew Wakefield published a study in The Lancet suggesting that...