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A 18-year-old male asked:

My country currently has the measles outbreak so should i get a measles vaccine shot? i already got 2 shots when i was 9 months & 18 months old. i'm 18 yrs old. plus, i never have measles before

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Dr. Robert Roaney
63 years experience
Measles Immunity: If you have had the measles vaccine series you most probably are immune. A simple way to check is to ask your physician to get a measles titre (blood test)which will confirm or exclude your immunity.
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Last updated Mar 9, 2019

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