Englewood residents talking about measles
If you are wondering whether the news about measles epidemics has been adequately protected, consult your doctor. By the way, here are some rules.
If you have been vaccinated as a child or have had measles in the past, you are protected.
If you are a school-age child or an adult with a high risk of measles, including college students, health workers, or international travelers, you will be protected from measles if you have two doses of measles. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at some point throughout the life of the vaccine.
In low-risk children and adults for measles transmission, according to CDC, if you have a dose of measles vaccine at some point in your life, it is considered to be protected from measles.
If a laboratory can verify that you have had measles at some point in your life, or that you were born before 1957, you are considered safe from measles.
… unless you are vaccinated in 1963-1967
Some vaccines between 1963 and 1967 were not effective. People who had been vaccinated with inactivated (killed) measles vaccine or unknown type measles vaccine before 1968 should be re-inoculated.
I'm not sure I've been vaccinated. What can I do?
If you are not sure that you have received all the vaccines you need to protect against measles, the CDC recommends that you ask your parents / caregivers to have any immunization record or look at baby books or other documents from childhood. Your doctor's office will also store your vaccination records for a limited period of time. You can also control your high school and college, but a student tends to keep them for only a couple of years after leaving the system. Previous employers may still register vaccination.
I still can't find my records. What now?
Although CDC sees this as güven not ideal CD, it is safe to repeat a vaccination. A doctor can also do a blood test to see if you're immune from measles.
Can I still have the measles?
The CDC says devam very few people üç – about three out of 100 – will continue to take measles after two doses of vaccine. One dose of measles vaccine is approximately 93% effective in the prevention of measles, and two doses in about 97%.
If a vaccinated person is infected, he / she is more likely to experience a milder disease. Individuals who are fully vaccinated are less likely to spread measles to others, such as those who are too young to receive vaccines or those with weakened immune systems.
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