Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella - Information for parents
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Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella - Information for parents

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Title: PDF logo Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella - Information for parents (PDF file) (Links to English resource)
Summary: The new combination MMRV vaccine protects against four common childhood illnesses in a single vaccine. These illnesses can lead to serious complications such as encephalitis (brain inflammation), meningitis (infection of the tissues surrounding the brain), congenital rubella syndrome (can cause severe malformations in babies born to mothers infected with rubella during pregnancy) and bacterial skin infections (can cause scarring).
Organisation: Australian Government, Department of Health
Publishing date: November 2013
Last reviewed: November 2016
Target audience: General

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