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Measles Cases on the Rise; Parents Should Vaccinate Children to Protect Them from This Contagious Disease
Date:9/13/2013

asles) and North Carolina (22 cases) have been documented within the last seven months. In both areas, travelers with measles returned to the United States unaware of their infectious status which led to the outbreak in people who were either:

•Never vaccinated with measles vaccine (e.g., most cases occurred among a few members of religious groups who refused immunization)
•Delayed receiving the MMR (measles-mumps-rubella) vaccine or
•Were too young (infants under the age of 1 year) to have received the MMR vaccine.
According to Dr. Alter, there have been no cases of measles at Dayton Children’s since the late 1980s or early 1990s.

Prevention

Infants are generally protected from measles for 6 months after birth due to immunity passed on from their mothers. Older kids are usually immunized against measles according to state and school health regulations.

For most kids, the measles vaccine is part of the measles-mumps-rubella immunization (MMR) or measles-mumps-rubella-varicella immunization (MMRV) given at 12-15 months of age and again at 4- 6 years of age.

The measles vaccine is not usually given to infants younger than 12 months old. But if there's a measles outbreak, or a child will be traveling outside the United States, the vaccine may be given when a child is 6-11 months old, followed by the usual MMR immunization at 12-15 months and 4-6 years.

As with all immunization schedules, there are important exceptions and special circumstances. Your doctor will have the most current information regarding recommendations about the measles immunization.

The measles vaccine should not be given to these at-risk groups:

•Pregnant women
•Kids with untreated tuberculosis, leukemia or other cancers
•People whose immune systems are suppressed for any reason
•Kids who have a history of severe allergic reaction to gelatin or to the antibiotic neomycin, as they are at ri
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