Mumps Cases Spike, Raising Questions About Need For Vaccine Boosters

(By Rebecca Smith, Side Effects Public Media published by Kaiser Health News)

Caroline Brown, a sophomore at the University of Missouri, got a fever over Thanksgiving break. Soon it became painful to bite down, and her cheek began to swell. A trip to her physician confirmed it — Caroline had the mumps. Continue reading article here…

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