Measles, Mumps And Rubella Vaccinations
Measles is a highly infectious viral illness which can cause fever, malaise, cough, conjunctivitis and rash. Measles is often severe, complicated by ear infection, pneumonia, diarrhoea and, in some cases, acute encephalitis. Immunisation is your best way to reduce your risk.
Measles, Mumps And Rubella – More Information
Pharmacists Vaccinations for Measles Mumps and Rubella Available*
Immunization is the best protection against Measles, Mumps and Rubella and is highly recommended for all adults that haven’t already had two boosters, particularly those in high-risk groups like healthcare workers, parents or childcare workers, as well as those set to travel overseas. *Pharmacist-administered vaccinations are available at TerryWhite Chemmart for customers aged over 16 years old in Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia and Northern Territory and aged over 18 years old in Queensland.
Unfortunately, the vaccine is not suitable for women who are pregnant or planning to fall pregnant soon. If you fall into this category, please speak to your GP for more advice.
Fees apply for this service. Please ask your pharmacist if you may be eligible for the free vaccination from your local GP
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General advice only – this information should not replace the information provided to you by your health care professional. If symptoms are severe or persist, please speak to your health care professional. Information current as of date of publishing.
Always check with your pharmacist or medical professional before starting any new medications or supplements, particularly if you have any pre-existing medical conditions, are taking any medications currently, are pregnant or breastfeeding, or researching therapies suitable for infants or children.