A 38-year-old member asked:
Is it possible to contract mumps if you have had the mmr jab?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Yes: Post licensing studies show the effectiveness of a single dose of mumps vaccine at 80% while 2 doses bring the total to 88-95%.There is some suggestion that vaccine induced immunity might weaken over time in a minority of individuals.Repeated doses can boost immunity at any age and do not harm those receiving the vaccine.
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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