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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.
Mumps Vaccine: Recommendation of the Public Health Service Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. Ann Intern Med. ;88:819–820. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-88-6-819
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1978;88(6):819-820.
Infectious Disease, Prevention/Screening, Vaccines/Immunization.
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