Measles outbreak: Your vaccine questions, answered

Measles, mumps and rubella vaccine
In this photo illustration, vials of the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine are displayed on a counter at a Walgreens Pharmacy on Jan. 26, 2015 in Mill Valley, Calif.
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Last Tuesday, two experts joined The Daily Circuit to discuss vaccination and immunity after the recent measles outbreak in California that has spread to other states, including Minnesota.

We got so many comments after the show that we wanted to spend time answering some more questions about vaccines.

Dr. Mark Schleiss, pediatric infectious disease specialist at the University of Minnesota, joined The Daily Circuit to follow up.

One listener asked about adverse effects from the number of vaccines doctors administered to children:

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