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Who can get the measles?

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Dr. Francine Yep
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Not vaccinated

You can get measles if you haven't been vaccinated against measles.
The MMR [measles, mumps, rubella] vaccine gives you 95-98% protection after the 2nd dose, which is pretty darn good. Usually you don't get measles if you've already had it once.

In brief: Not vaccinated

You can get measles if you haven't been vaccinated against measles.
The MMR [measles, mumps, rubella] vaccine gives you 95-98% protection after the 2nd dose, which is pretty darn good. Usually you don't get measles if you've already had it once.
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Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
Dermatology

In brief: Theoretically anyone

Most people are effectively immunized against measles.
However waxing immunity or lack of vaccination followed by exposure to an infected person can lead to measles infection.

In brief: Theoretically anyone

Most people are effectively immunized against measles.
However waxing immunity or lack of vaccination followed by exposure to an infected person can lead to measles infection.
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
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