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Is it possible to get measles even if I've had the vaccine as a child?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Yes

All vaccines have a known failure percentage with some more than others.
Measles as part of the MMR was given as a single dose to many kids up until the mid 1990's when it became evident a 2nd dose was needed.Today we occasionally see local measles after exposure to imported (international travel) cases.Docs can verify your protective antibodies with a blood test.

In brief: Yes

All vaccines have a known failure percentage with some more than others.
Measles as part of the MMR was given as a single dose to many kids up until the mid 1990's when it became evident a 2nd dose was needed.Today we occasionally see local measles after exposure to imported (international travel) cases.Docs can verify your protective antibodies with a blood test.
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