MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella)
Measles
  • Contagious disease caused by the measles virus.
  • Symptoms: fever, cough, runny nose, pink eye, raised bluish-white spots inside mouth, rash with red spots, diarrhea, lack of appetite
Mumps
  • Common cause of meningitis (inflammation of brain lining and spinal cord)
  • Can lead to deafness or sterilization in men
  • Symptoms: swelling in salivary glands or below ears, chipmunk-like appearance
Rubella
  • Contagious viral infection
  • Symptoms: red rashes, low grade fever, and swelling of glands behind ears and smaller joints
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 The MMR Vaccine
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