Separate vaccines could endanger childrenBMJ 2001; 323 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.323.7315.711/b (Published 29 September 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:711
- Zosia Kmietowicz
Experts have declared that the current fad among some parents to give their children single injections against measles, mumps, and rubella rather than the triple MMR vaccine is a “backward step” that could endanger their children's health.
There is no evidence that using separate vaccines to immunise children against these childhood diseases is either safe or effective, because this type of regimen has never been used anywhere in the world, write …
Log in using your username and password
Log in through your institution
Register for a free trial to thebmj.com to receive unlimited access to all content on thebmj.com for 14 days.
Sign up for a free trial