Tag: mumps

  • side effects of mumps vaccine

    Mumps Vaccine Side Effects

    The most common mumps vaccine side effects are fever, mild rash, and gland swelling in the cheeks. There are also rare reports of seizures, bleeding disorders, and allergic reactions. What...

  • Immunization Information for Mumps Vaccine MMR

    Mumps Vaccine

    Mumps is a contagious viral disease that is preventable with a vaccine. Doctors recommend that children should be immunized against mumps with the MMR vaccine (Measles-Mumps-Rubella). What is the mumps...

  • MMR Vaccine

    MMR vaccines are recommended for all children to prevent measles, mumps, and rubella. The only MMR vaccine on the market in the United States is M-M-R II® manufactured by Merck...

  • Study: 3rd Dose of MMR Vaccine Could Stop Outbreaks

    Mumps Vaccine

    Mumps was once a universal childhood illness until routine immunization with the MMR vaccine started in the 1960s. The mumps virus spreads in saliva and causes painful face swelling. Mumps...