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Dr Scott Nimmo, Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon.
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Experience:  BVMS, MRCVS. { Glasgow UK }
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I asked re distemper as I had a dog who was suspect distemper

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I asked re distemper as I had a dog who was suspect distemper and was reading about measles connection , as I havnt had measles nor been vaccinated was worried I may be vunerable to acquiring CD and becoming symptomatic when I read about possible carrier etc
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Vet
Expert:  Dr Scott Nimmo replied 2 years ago.
Hello again,
Very glad to talk things over with you further.
I would not be too concerned, like all small animal vet I have handled dogs infected with this virus many times and I have never had any concerns about it. While there are very rare situations where people have been known to be carriers I have never heard of one episode when a human became symptomatic.
Regards, *****

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