Overview

The MMR vaccine protects against:

  • measles
  • mumps
  • rubella

The MMR vaccine is highly effective and safe.

Measles, mumps and rubella are highly infectious diseases that spread easily through coughs and sneezes or close contact with someone who has the infection. The MMR vaccine protects against these viruses.

Find out more about the MMR and how to get the vaccine on NHS inform.

Last updated: 09 May 2024