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Measles vaccine
Vaccine description
Target disease Measles
Type Attenuated virus
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CAS number  ?
ATC code J07BD01
PubChem  ?
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Measles vaccine is a vaccine used against measles.[1] Since 2005, the measles-mumps-rubella-varicella combo (MMRV vaccine) vaccine became available, which had measles as well as some other diseases in it. The most common side effect is a fever, which occurs in about 5%-15% of patients.[2]

It was introduced in 1963.[3]

It was developed by Maurice Hilleman. [4]

One form is called "Attenuvax" with more than 40 peptide sequences.[5]

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