If the minimal time gap between the first and booster MMR jabs is 3 months, why is the booster generally given between the ages of 3 and 5? Doesn this expose children to unnecessary risk?

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If the minimal time gap between the first and booster MMR jabs is 3 months, why is the booster generally given between the ages of 3 and 5? Doesn this expose children to unnecessary risk?

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• “Hello, Our son has had his MMR jab last week. I am 12 weeks pregnant & would like to know, is there any risk from the rubella part of the MMR in my 14 month old son affecting my unborn child that i am carrying?” • “Is Thiomersal still used in any of your vaccinations for babies and can the MMR vaccination be given as 3 separate injections?

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