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Most people with mumps recover completely in a few weeks, according to the CDC.
Morita on Monday said more federal money is needed to detect and respond to outbreaks of illnesses such as influenza, mumps, measles, whooping cough, meningitis and the Zika virus.
People with mumps should self-isolate themselves for five days after the onset of swelling glands, McLaughlin said.
Every year at least a quarter of a million children contracted the mumps, a highly contagious viral disease that caused fever, swollen glands and exhaustion.
His discovery is all the more stunning for having been made in 1928—before tetracycline, acetaminophen, the mumps vaccine.
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