MUMPS MEASELS & RUBELLA (MMR)
What is it?
Mumps, measles and rubella are distinct viruses
How do I get them?
From being around other people that have them
They may not have symptoms at the time
People can become very sick from these diseases
Complications include meningitis, pneumonia and infertility
Some of these can be fatal
What can I do about it?
There are no treatments
Vaccination is an effective prevention for these diseases
The vaccine is always combined for these diseases
If you didn’t have the diseases in childhood you should get 2 shots of MMR to complete immunity