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  • 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

    UPDATE: Lawsuits Claim Tylenol Causes Autism A growing number of lawsuits have been filed by the parents of children with autism who were exposed to Tylenol (acetaminophen) in the womb....

  • Immunization Information for Mumps Vaccine MMR

    Mumps Vaccine

    Mumps is a contagious viral disease that is preventable with a vaccine. Doctors recommend that children should be immunized against mumps with the MMR vaccine (Measles-Mumps-Rubella). What is the mumps...

  • Measles Mumps Rubella MMR Vaccine Information

    Measles Vaccine

    Measles can be prevented with the MMR vaccine. The most common side effects are fever, rash, and gland swelling. There are rare reports of deafness, seizures, coma, lowered consciousness, and...

  • MMR Vaccine

    MMR vaccines are recommended for all children to prevent measles, mumps, and rubella. The only MMR vaccine on the market in the United States is M-M-R II® manufactured by Merck...

  • Oral Cancer HPV Vaccine

    HPV Vaccine May Prevent Oral Cancer in Men

    May 19, 2017 — HPV vaccines that prevent cervical cancer in women may also help prevent oral cancer in men, according to data released by the American Society of Clinical...