This statement from the Center for Disease Control very briefly summarizes the characteristics of mumps, and then describes live-mumps-virus vaccine, including adverse effects and immunity response. The use of the vaccine is reviewed, for dosage, in relation to age, and precautions and contraindications. Five bibliographic references are appended.
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Mumps Vaccine: Recommendation of the Public Health Service Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. Ann Intern Med. 1978;88:819–820. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-88-6-819
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1978;88(6):819-820.
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