MMR vaccinationThe standard vaccination for preventing measles, mumps and rubella.
• First shot at 12–15 months.
• Second shot at age 4–6 or 11–12.
Anaphylactic shock, especially after egg ingestion—should have an allergy consult before considering vaccination with MMR; encephalitis within 15 days of immunisation.
Children with congenital immune dysfunction, cancer (especially if receiving RT, chemotherapy or steroids) or known allergies to eggs or neomycin; pregnant women should deliver before MMR vaccination if not previously vaccinated.
Pregnancy, immunodeficiency states, therapeutic immunosuppression, acute febrile disease.