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Measles Mumps & Rubella (MMR)

Vaccine Information

Measles Mumps & Rubella (MMR) are highly infectious conditions that can have serious and potentially fatal complications, including; meningitis, swelling of the brain (encephalitis) and deafness. They can also lead to complications in pregnancy that affect the unborn baby which can then lead to miscarriage. 

VACCINATION: MMR

COURSE: 1 dose

Signs and Symptoms

Sufferers of MMR can experience the following common symptoms:

  • Rash / Red spots
  • Fever / High Temperature above 38C
  • Aches and Pains
  • Loss of Appetite
  • Swelling of the testicles or ovaries
  • Deafness
  • Inflammation of the brain
  • Miscarriage / Serious birth defects

Prevention

MMR is preventable by having a MMR is preventable by having a combined vaccine that protects against 3 separate illnesses; Measles, Mumps and Rubella.