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Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) VIS

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Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) VIS

Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) VIS
April 20, 2012
NOTE: The MMR VIS (4/20/12) is the first VIS to feature a 2D barcode. Healthcare providers, who have the appropriate barcode reader and software, will have the option of scanning the VIS name and edition date into an electronic system. For more information, see CDC's VIS barcode web page.
 

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You are encouraged to distribute the up-to-date English-language version at the same time as the translation.
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Out-of-date translations

The translations for some VISs on our website are from previously published English-language versions that have since been updated. Unfortunately, IAC is not always able to obtain translations as updates are issued. Please ensure that your patients receive information consistent with the current English-language version of the following VISs.
TRANSLATIONS OF THE MARCH 13, 2008 MMR VIS
Karen      
Nepali      
These translations do not contain the following CDC updates:
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Section 2, sentence has been added noting that children younger than 12 months who are traveling out of the country should get a dose of MMR;
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Section 3, a note has been added asking the patient to tell their provider if they received another vaccine within the past 4 weeks (to alert the provider of the possibility of administering two live vaccines too close together);
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Section 4, the statement that minor problems usually occur 7-12 days after the shot was changed to the more accurate 6-14 days; and
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Box noting the risk of adverse events following MMRV was removed, as it is not relevant for patients receiving MMR.
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This VIS is the first to feature a 2D barcode, which will allow providers to scan selected information into the patient's record or into an immunization information system.
TRANSLATIONS OF THE JANUARY 15, 2003 MMR VIS
Amharic Marshallese    
Ilokano Romanian    
Japanese Samoan    
These translations do not contain the following CDC updates:
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Information was added about MMRV vaccine, tied to the March 14 MMWR, regarding increased risk of certain adverse events, including febrile seizures, with MMRV when compared with MMR and varicella vaccines given separately. Aside from two boxes containing information about MMRV, both VISs are identical to the previous editions.
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The new VISs should be used when MMRV is given; but the existing stocks of the individual MMR and varicella VISs may be used when the vaccines are given separately.
TRANSLATIONS OF THE DECEMBER 16, 1998 MMR VIS
Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian Laotian
Croatian Polish
German Punjabi
This translation does not contain the following CDC updates:
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Information was added about MMRV vaccine, tied to the March 14 MMWR, regarding increased risk of certain adverse events, including febrile seizures, with MMRV when compared with MMR and varicella vaccines given separately. Aside from two boxes containing information about MMRV, both VISs are identical to the previous editions.
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The new VISs should be used when MMRV is given; but the existing stocks of the individual MMR and varicella VISs may be used when the vaccines are given separately.
VACCINE INDEX
Adenovirus Influenza - LAIV Rabies
Anthrax J. encephalitis Rotavirus
Chickenpox MMR Shingles
DTaP MMRV Smallpox
Hib Meningococcal Td
Hepatitis A Multi-vaccine Tdap
Hepatitis B PCV Typhoid
HPV - Cervarix PPSV Yellow fever 
HPV - Gardasil Polio - IPV
Influenza - IIV Polio - OPV
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This page was reviewed on September 19, 2013
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