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Mumps is a viral disease characterized by fever, headache, muscle weakness, stiff neck, loss of appetite, swelling and tenderness of one or more of the salivary glands situated along the angle of the jaw and inside the mouth, including the parotid gland located within the cheeks just below the front of the ear.
5-year-old British autistic boy dies after alternative therapy in U.S.

5-year-old British autistic boy dies after alternative therapy in U.S.

No link between multiple vaccinations and infections

No link between multiple vaccinations and infections

Findings do not support the hypothesis of increased risk of nontargeted infectious disease hospitalization after childhood vaccination

Findings do not support the hypothesis of increased risk of nontargeted infectious disease hospitalization after childhood vaccination

Infectious diseases pose a serious threat to the nation's public health

Infectious diseases pose a serious threat to the nation's public health

Steady upward climb in child vaccinations

Steady upward climb in child vaccinations

Parental attitudes to MMR revealed

Parental attitudes to MMR revealed

Health Protection Agency publishes report on the benefits of vaccination to children's health

Health Protection Agency publishes report on the benefits of vaccination to children's health

Extolling the safety of childhood vaccinations may only serve to strengthen the positions of those philosophically opposed to them

Extolling the safety of childhood vaccinations may only serve to strengthen the positions of those philosophically opposed to them

Intralesional immunotherapy for common warts is effective and safe

Intralesional immunotherapy for common warts is effective and safe

Miserable mumps makes a comeback

Miserable mumps makes a comeback

No link between MMR jab and Crohn's disease

No link between MMR jab and Crohn's disease

Fragile US vaccine system needs improvement

Fragile US vaccine system needs improvement

Blood tests show autistic children have abnormal immune-system responses

Blood tests show autistic children have abnormal immune-system responses

Fear stops some parents vaccinating their children

Fear stops some parents vaccinating their children

Lower vaccination rates put children at risk

Lower vaccination rates put children at risk

Mumps jabs may run out in Ireland

Mumps jabs may run out in Ireland

Protection against 12 different communicable diseases available for infants and toddlers

Protection against 12 different communicable diseases available for infants and toddlers

Rubella no threat in U.S.

Rubella no threat in U.S.

U.S. children undervaccinated

U.S. children undervaccinated

Autism and MMR, no link found

Autism and MMR, no link found