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I am traveling to Africa soon. If I have had the MMR vaccine and never had measles, am I still at some risk?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Yes but not measles

If you are traveling to africa measles is not at the top of your immunization or risk list.
If you have been immunized with the series you are at low risk. Look at the cdc.Gov website for guidance. Malaria prophylaxis and accident prevention are real considerations.

In brief: Yes but not measles

If you are traveling to africa measles is not at the top of your immunization or risk list.
If you have been immunized with the series you are at low risk. Look at the cdc.Gov website for guidance. Malaria prophylaxis and accident prevention are real considerations.
Dr. Dan Fisher
Dr. Dan Fisher
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics

In brief: Small

The vaccine does not protect everyone 100%.
But if properly immunized you have minimized your risk. And measles is still rampant in africa.

In brief: Small

The vaccine does not protect everyone 100%.
But if properly immunized you have minimized your risk. And measles is still rampant in africa.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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