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10 May 2004

9 month immunisation
Doc what does the 9 month vaccine protect against is it measles? Is it true that before you take you baby for this vaccine you need to give them egg to see if they react because somehow the vaccine has egg in it?
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childhood diseases
paediatrician

01 Jan 0001

The 9 month vaccine is agaist Measles and it may contain minute amount of egg allergen, but you do not have to feed your child egg before it is given. They will enquire about any known allergies or previous reactions to products that included egg only to be extra watchfull, but the risk is truly minimal.
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