An international team of researchers looked at more than 30 studies, involving millions of children up to the age of 15 from across the UK, American, Denmark and Finland, linking the vaccine to future health problems.Although the research found the combined measles, mumps and rub...
BABYEXPERT PROMOTIONProfessor David Salisbury is the Department of Healths Director of Immunisation with years of experience working with, researching and giving advice on childhood jabs like MMR. Q: I have a nine year old who didnt have
The number of babies in England having the MMR vaccine is at a 14 year high, according to a new report.The Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) has released data showing that 91% of children under the age of two in England received
parents to give their children the MMR and says it is safe.Vaccines have to undergo years of clinical trials before they are licensed. Studies from around the world have not found a link, and the majority of experts believe the vaccine doesn't cause
, then the jabs will be postponed.You are advised not to vaccinate if your child already has a fever. There are also some illnesses that may prevent him having BCG, oral polio or MMR vaccinations. These include cancer and if he's had certain transplants
year in the UK, and can cause middle-ear infections and lower-tract respiratory infections. At twelve months He'll be offered his MMR jab at between 12 and 18 months. Click here for more information about injections If he's had two or more ear
Why does my child need to be vaccinated?All children in the UK are offered vaccinations against diseases such as measles, pertussis (whooping cough) and mumps. If enough children are vaccinated, it's very difficult for a disease to take hold and spread, which is why, in the UK an...