Measles mumps rubella vaccine reduced risk of other infections too
(dailyRx News) It makes sense that the vaccine designed to protect kids against measles, mumps and rubella does just that. But it may do even more.
A recent study found that children who received their MMR vaccine on time had lower hospitalization rates for infectious diseases than those who didn’t.
All the children in the study had received their other recommended vaccines, so the reduced risk appeared directly related to the MMR.
Hospitalization related to upper respiratory infections in particular were lower for children who had received their MMR on time.
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