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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.
Misconceptions about MMR vaccine found to influence usage of Zika vaccine

Misconceptions about MMR vaccine found to influence usage of Zika vaccine

Discovery may lead to effective research and better treatments for  Ebola, other viral diseases

Discovery may lead to effective research and better treatments for  Ebola, other viral diseases

Australian brings measles to New York sparking fears for unvaccinated

Australian brings measles to New York sparking fears for unvaccinated

Measles outbreak alarms public health officials

Measles outbreak alarms public health officials

UCLA expert suggests measures for reducing risk of getting sick during holiday travel

UCLA expert suggests measures for reducing risk of getting sick during holiday travel

Mumps outbreak in U.S. necessitates third booster dose of vaccine for at-risk individuals

Mumps outbreak in U.S. necessitates third booster dose of vaccine for at-risk individuals

Knowledge about risk of meningitis among teens remains worryingly low, survey reveals

Knowledge about risk of meningitis among teens remains worryingly low, survey reveals

Children need to be up-to-date on immunizations before heading back-to-school

Children need to be up-to-date on immunizations before heading back-to-school

Kent State professor offers reliable information about vaccine safety, urges to promote immunization

Kent State professor offers reliable information about vaccine safety, urges to promote immunization

Measles outbreak - 35 reported deaths in Europe

Measles outbreak - 35 reported deaths in Europe

Survey finds parents to be least knowledgeable about invasive pneumococcal disease

Survey finds parents to be least knowledgeable about invasive pneumococcal disease

Serum Institute signs licensing agreement to commercialize St. Jude vaccine against RSV

Serum Institute signs licensing agreement to commercialize St. Jude vaccine against RSV

Easier non-medical vaccine exemption policies linked to greater risk for measles outbreak

Easier non-medical vaccine exemption policies linked to greater risk for measles outbreak

Study: More than ten million lives saved by discovery of cell strain in 1962

Study: More than ten million lives saved by discovery of cell strain in 1962

New article provides thought-provoking view on the rise of allergy, autoimmune diseases

New article provides thought-provoking view on the rise of allergy, autoimmune diseases

Parents can take eight steps to boost child's immunity, says family medicine specialist

Parents can take eight steps to boost child's immunity, says family medicine specialist

Most Americans believe preventive health benefits of childhood vaccines outweigh risks

Most Americans believe preventive health benefits of childhood vaccines outweigh risks

First symptoms of meningitis

First symptoms of meningitis

Researchers engineer promising live-attenuated RSV vaccine candidate

Researchers engineer promising live-attenuated RSV vaccine candidate

Texas A&M specialist explains what people need to know about mumps

Texas A&M specialist explains what people need to know about mumps