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Mumps

Mumps or epidemic parotitis is a viral disease of humans.

Prior to the development of vaccination and the introduction of MMR vaccine, it was a common childhood disease worldwide, and is still a significant threat to health in the third world.

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Reuters - US Online Video (Feb. 20, 2014) Fordham University is warning students of a mumps outbreak on campus after several students have been diagnosed with the contagious virus. Linda So reports. Video provided by Reuters
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AP (Mar. 25, 2014) A mumps outbreak has spread past the Ohio State University campus into the general population of Columbus, Ohio. Dozens of people have been infected. (March 25) Video provided by AP
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At Least 56 Reported Cases of Mumps Reported in Ohio

At Least 56 Reported Cases of Mumps Reported in Ohio

Reuters - US Online Video (Mar. 25, 2014) At least 56 cases of mumps have been reported in Ohio in an outbreak that started at Ohio State University in Columbus, but has spread to people without ties to the school, public health officials say. Jillian Kitchener reports. Video provided by Reuters
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With Measles On The Rise, Study Touts MMR Vaccine Safety

With Measles On The Rise, Study Touts MMR Vaccine Safety

Newsy (July 1, 2014) The report analyzed more than 20,000 studies on the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine and found the risks of side effects are low. Video provided by Newsy
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