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Mumps

Mumps and Adults

The measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine is the best way to protect against mumps. Anyone born during or after 1957 who has never had mumps or has never been vaccinated should get vaccinated.

Mumps and Adolescents

Mumps is a contagious disease caused by a virus. There is no cure for mumps, and it can cause serious health problems. The measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine helps protect teens and adolescents against mumps.

Mumps and Children

The measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine is the best way to protect against mumps. Children should get two doses of the MMR vaccine.

Mumps

Mumps is a contagious disease caused by a virus that spreads easily through coughing and sneezing.

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Robert Austrian Memorial Lecture

The Robert Austrian Memorial Lecture honors the late Robert Austrian, MD, a University of Pennsylvania researcher who developed the first multivalent vaccine against pneumococcal bacteria.