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A 31-year-old member asked:

Can you get the measles if you have had the mmrv vaccine?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 45 years experience
Yes.: One dose of mmrv is 95% effective, and 2 doses is almost 99% effective. That's very good, but it's not 100%; so it is possible (though very unlikely) to still get measles even after immunization.
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