Think measles: patient leaflet for young people

This leaflet explains the measles mumps rubella (MMR) vaccine to young people who may have missed their routine MMR vaccinations.


Think measles, it's not just a kids' problem: measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) leaflet for young people

This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.

If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.


This leaflet explains:

  • signs and symptoms of measles, mumps and rubella
  • the importance of calling ahead to the GP or clinic if you suspect you have measles
  • the importance of having the correct, complete doses of MMR
  • you can get MMR vaccination at any age, especially if you are not sure if you have had it

Health and Social Care Publications orderline

Health and Social Care Publications
PO Box 777

Copies of most printed publications can now be ordered online. Login to register and place your order.

Published 31 May 2016