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Measles, mumps and rubella - safety of the combined vaccine

VOL: 100, ISSUE: 09, PAGE NO: 74Helen Bedford, PhD, RGN, RHV, FRCPCH, MFPH, is lecturer in children's health, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health.MMR is the combined measles, mumps and rubella vaccine. It is a live viral vaccine in which the viruses have been attenuated so that they cannot cause disease but are capable of provoking an immune response.

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