Mumps Vaccine Type | Usage | Precautions | Side Effects - OurHealthTip.com

Mumps Vaccine Type | Usage | Precautions | Side Effects

Mumps Vaccine Type | Usage | Precautions | Side Effects

  • Mumps is an acute viral infection of parotid glands. It is caused by mumps virus, an RNA virus of the Paramxyoviridae family.
  • It most commonly affects young children. Orchitis is a potentially serious complication which may lead to infertility.

Mumps Vaccine


  • Mumps vaccine is used in combination with Measles and Rubella vaccines as MMR vaccine. Another vaccine available is MMRV (Measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella).
  • See Measles vaccine for information regarding MMR and MMRV.


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