Who should receive the MMR vaccine?
  • Adults who do not have evidence of immunity should get at least one dose of MMR vaccine.
  • Certain adults should receive two doses of MMR.
    • Healthcare personnel (not just clinical staff)
    • Students at post-secondary institutions (such as colleges or vocational schools)
    • International travelers.
  • Children 12 months of age or older should have 2 doses:
    • First dose at age 12 to 15 months
    • Second dose between 4 to 6 years.

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2. How long is a person with measles contagious?
3. Is there treatment for measles?
4. Are there any complications of measles?
5. What should I do if I’ve been exposed to measles?
6. What is the best way to prevent measles?
7. Who should receive the MMR vaccine?
8. What are the clarifications of recommendations for measles?
9. What are the international travel recommendations for MMR vaccine?