MMR Vaccine Directory
The MMR vaccine is a vaccine given before children enter school. It helps to prevent measles, mumps, and rubella, three potentially serious illnesses. The MMR is given in two doses, the first around 1 year of age and another before entering kindergarten. Adults who have not gotten the vaccine should do so. In some cases the MMR is combined with the chickenpox vaccine and is called an MMRV vaccine. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how the MMR vaccine works, side effects, benefits and risks, and much more.
Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR) Vaccine
The MMR vaccine is very important for children and some adults who have not yet been exposed or vaccinated. WebMD explains who should get the vaccine and when.
Adult MMR Vaccine: Advantages, Side Effects, Guidelines
WebMD explains the MMR vaccine for adults, including who should get it and possible side effects.
Young Childhood Immunizations
Learn more about childhood immunizations -- what shots your child should get and when -- from the experts at WebMD.
Vaccines for Preteens and Teens
Find out what vaccinations are recommended for your preteen and teenager..