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Highest number of mumps cases in a decade blamed on 'anti-vax information'

The independent - 6 days ago
The number of recorded cases of mumps has soared to its highest level in a decade, new figures have shown. Mumps is a contagious infection that causes the glands on the side of the face to swell painfully, the NHS explains. A person’s risk of contracting mumps can be reduced exponentially by having an MMR vaccine, which protects against mumps, measles and rubella.