MMR VACCINE – DOSAGE & SCHEDULE

  • Measles vaccine alone is given at 9 months of age. It is given at the same time as OPV
  • MMR vaccine is given at 15 – 18 months of age. It can be given concurrently with the 1st Booster of HiB vaccine but at a different site
  • Single dose of 0.5 ml is given by Subcutaneous (SC) route on anterolateral aspect of thigh
  • booster dose is given usually between 3 and 5 years