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A 47-year-old member asked:

There has been a measles outbreak near where i am, should i get the second measles jab soon?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Would not hurt : Please excuse the pun.There are various estimates on protection from a single measles shot, .Approaching 95% and during outbreaks even people with 2 shots have become infected.Another shot will not hurt your immune system if you are immune but it might prevent you from getting it now.
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