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Most children must have shots for Polio, Hep B, Hep A, DTaP (Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Acellular Pertussis vaccine), the flu, the chicken pox, and measles/mumps.
Twenty years ago this month, a study of eight children published in The Lancet by Dr. Andrew J. Wakefield suggested that the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine triggered intestinal inflammation and autism.
Alaska's last mumps outbreak was in Kodiak in 1995, when 10 people were infected.
But the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine is considered highly effective against measles.
The current vaccine schedule protects against 14 serious illnesses, including measles, mumps, and whooping cough, that can lead to lifelong disability or even death.
Another possible mumps outbreak shut down visitation over the weekend for some parts of two Texas prisons.
Another possible mumps outbreak shut down visitation this weekend for some parts of two Texas prisons.
New adult vaccination recommendations published Monday feature a booster shot for mumps in case of outbreaks and the new and improved shingles vaccine.
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Origin and Etymology of mumps
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Definition of mumps for English Language Learners
medical : a disease that causes fever and swelling in the lower part of the cheek
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