A member asked:

I had mmr vaccines as a child. i also had mmr when i was 23 upon entering college. i'm in my 40's now. am i more protected or do i have more antibodies than a person who only had their childhood mmr?

3 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Jay Park answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Yes, you are. FYI, 2-dose MMR (measles-mumps-rubella) vaccination at age 1 and between 4-6 became standard in late 1970s. Yet, in late 1990s, outbreaks of mumps at college campus were reported among students who even had 2 doses of MMR.

Answered 7/11/2021


Dr. Gurmukh Singh answered

Specializes in Pathology

You do not need a booster dose. Visit this site for information on this topic: https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/vpd/mmr/public/index.html Get Covid vaccine. Wish you good health!

Answered 7/10/2021



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