Measles Outbreak in Canterbury

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Due to the recent outbreak of measles in the community, Village Health has been inundated with phone calls asking about the Measles, Mumps and Rubella vaccine (MMR). The MMR vaccine is given in two divided doses at age 15 months and 4 years. One vaccine will give 95% coverage, and two vaccinations will provide 99 % coverage.   So the priority … Read More