Infectious Diseases - MMR
The Chief Medical Officer and the Department remain convinced that MMR vaccine is both safe and the most effective way to protect children against measles, mumps and rubella. All children should be offered 2 doses of MMR to ensure they are fully protected against these serious diseases.
- What are Measles, mumps and rubella?
- Why is it important to protect children against these diseases?
- What is MMR?
- Is MMR Safe?
- Does MMR Cause Autism?
- Single Vaccines?
- MMR Immunisation Issues: Letter from the Chief Medical Officer for N.I.
- The facts about the MMR and pneumococcal vaccines for babies aged 15 months has also been translated into
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