Question of the Week

Question :
Posted On : 09 Jul 2023
A child has received a dose of measles at 9 months and MMR at 18 months. Does he need an MMR booster?
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Expert Answer :
As per the recent recommendation of IAP{associations of Child Specialist doctors} MMR booster is to be given at 5 years of age. This will prevent breakthrough infection of Mumps.
Answer Discussion :
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ANIL BHOI
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Definitely Yes
11 months ago
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Nissi Paul
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Yes booster dose is needed
11 months ago
C
Caroline Storey
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yes, 3y4m to 5y
11 months ago
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AmalAbdallahAl Dabbagh
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Yes, should be given a booster shot by 4/5 years
11 months ago
D
Dr Mulazim H. Khara.
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yes, he should be given booster dose at 4/5 yrs age.
11 months ago




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