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Why is it important that the MMR shot is not given before a child turns one year of age?

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In brief: Actually...

...In epidemics, or before travel to endemic areas, we give MMR to infants as young as 6 months of age.
The problem is not with safety but with efficacy: failure rate of the vaccine is higher before 12 mo of age.

In brief: Actually...

...In epidemics, or before travel to endemic areas, we give MMR to infants as young as 6 months of age.
The problem is not with safety but with efficacy: failure rate of the vaccine is higher before 12 mo of age.
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