mumps

Mumps

Mumps is a contagious disease caused by a virus. It spreads easily through coughing and sneezing. There is no cure for mumps, and it can cause long-term health problems. The MMR vaccine protects against mumps.

Learn more about mumps that the vaccine to prevent in in adolescents at adolescentvaccination.org and adults at adultvaccination.org.  

Resources

Adolescent Vaccination Recommendation: MMR

adolescentvaccination.org

Mumps

In-depth information from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), and American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

Mumps - Information for Parents

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), and American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

Paperas

Mumps information in Spanish for parents from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), and American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

Understanding MMR Vaccine Safety

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Frequently asked questions