article by Keyvin Neese
What is Mumps and how does it spread?
- Mumps is a virus that attacks that parathyroid gland(one of the three parts that produces saliva).
- Mumps was quite common in the United States until a vaccine was later licensed in 1967.
- Mumps can be spread by someone breathing in someone's saliva that has sneezed or coughed.
- stay in bed
- isolate yourself
In 2010 a mumps outbreak reached nearly 2,000 in New York and New Jersy.
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