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    Quote Originally Posted by Mamasupial View Post
    Yep!
    Poor thing, it must have worn off

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    Yea. Poor woman.

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    I wonder if she had had 2 x MMR vaxs tho? Most of the adult population would have had only 1 vax in childhood and it is now known you need 2 to be protected for life. Measles vax is one of the most effective vaccine available...97% after 2 vaccines. If she'd had 2 vax and still contracted measles she's very unlucky poor thing

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    I'm not sure. I'm still pretty stressed

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kaybaby View Post
    I wonder if she had had 2 x MMR vaxs tho? Most of the adult population would have had only 1 vax in childhood and it is now known you need 2 to be protected for life. Measles vax is one of the most effective vaccine available...97% after 2 vaccines. If she'd had 2 vax and still contracted measles she's very unlucky poor thing
    The handbook says that 95% of the vaccinated community attain immunity after the 1st vax.

    I'd say the affected woman has either wained immunity or is a non responder to that component of the vaccine (I'm a non responder to the rubella component).
    @Mamasupial (while this probably won't help you stress less) if you have been vaccinated the odds are in your favour that you will be protected.

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    Health department contacted work today. Now it's not measles but they don't know what it is. She's still in quarantine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mamasupial View Post
    Health department contacted work today. Now it's not measles but they don't know what it is. She's still in quarantine.
    Hopefully it's just a generalized non descript viral illness

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    Phew..Thank goodness!


 

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