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I have had measles in childhood. Do adults need to get vaccinated if they had them before, or does natural immunity stay for a lifetime?

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Dr. John Chiu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Usually

If you have had measles , the immunity usually lasts lifelong- probably not always true with vaccination.

In brief: Usually

If you have had measles , the immunity usually lasts lifelong- probably not always true with vaccination.
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