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MMR

MMR

measles-mumps-rubella (vaccine); see measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine live, under vaccine.

MMR

MMR

Abbreviation for:
masseter muscle rigidity
maternal mortality rate
measles, mumps and rubella (immunisation) (Medspeak-UK) 
Medication Management Review (Australia)
megacornea-mental retardation syndrome
mildly mentally retarded
mismatch repair
mouth-to-mouth resuscitation
mutation in mismatch repair
myocardial metabolic rate

Patient discussion about MMR

Q. Do you know about Autism and Vaccinations? Dr. Andrew Wakefield, a famous doctor for children at the Royal Free Hospital in London made in 1998 following report...

A. this is not true!!!! as you can check in this quote from the Cochrane library:
"Measles, mumps and rubella are three very dangerous infectious diseases which cause a heavy disease, disability and death burden in the developing world. Researchers from the Cochrane Vaccines Field reviewed 139 studies conducted to assess the effects of the live attenuated combined vaccine to prevent measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) in children. MMR protects children against infections of the upper airways but very rarely may cause a benign form of bleeding under the skin and milder forms of measles, mumps and rubella. NO CREDIBLE EVIDENCE of an involvement of MMR with either autism or Crohn's disease was found. No field studies of the vaccine's effectiveness were found but the impact of mass immunisation on the elimination of the diseases has been demonstrated worldwide."

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The Department for Work and Pensions, which administers the payment scheme, said it did not hold information on the number of payouts made relating to MMR or other vaccines.
We are reminding any parent whose child has not yet received two doses of MMR and is overdue for these vaccinations, that they should speak to their GP urgently before the new term starts.
The majority of those seizures--92% of the 45 with MMRV and 94% of the 132 with MMR plus V--were febrile.
They then reviewed previously reported studies that examined the possibility of a link, but none of these showed any increased risk of autism associated with MMR.
Uptake levels of vaccination have fallen in the city since reports first linked MMR with problems.
The Department of Health is pressing ahead with its MMR programme and hopes to get a 95 percent take up rate.
Rockwell Collins provides the only certified MMR for air transport aircraft with both GLS and SBAS and is the only company delivering an MMR that supports Selective Availability (SA)-Aware functionality, which is required to comply with near-term U.
HEALTH chiefs will today call for a million children to get the MMR jab amid fears of a measles epidemic.
1% of children in England had received at least one dose of the MMR vaccine by their second birthday, compared with 88.
An estimated 45,000 children of school age in Wales are currently unprotected against measles and doctors are now calling for all parents to ensure their children are protected with the MMR jab before the end of the holidays.
HEALTH chiefs are urging parents to make sure their children get an MMR jab after 39 cases of measles were reported in the Llandudno area.