ON RARE CASES, MUMPS SUF­FER­ERS CAN SUF­FER COM­PLI­CA­TIONS SUCH AS:

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Menin­gi­tis

En­cephali­tis (in­flam­ma­tion of the brain)

Deaf­ness Or­chi­tis (in­flam­ma­tion of the tes­ti­cles) Death is un­likely, un­less pa­tient has other dis­eases such as im­mune de­fi­cien­cies due to HIV/AIDS or can­cer

MUMPS VAC­CI­NA­TION: Measles-mumps-rubella

(MMR) vac­cine, which be­gan in

2002, pro­vides 88 per cent ef­fec­tive im­mu­nity Ba­bies re­quire two doses of MMR vac­cine at 9-12 months and 12-18 months

Vac­ci­na­tion pro­tects ap­prox­i­mately 78 per cent of in­di­vid­u­als against the dis­ease

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