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Mumps cases in England rocket four-fold to highest point in a decade

07:34 EST 14 Feb 2020 | Pharmafile

The incidence of mumps in the England has reached its highest level in 10 years, prompting warnings from health officials for the public to ensure they and their children receive the MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) vaccine in the interest of public health.

Last year there were 5,042 recorded cases of mumps in England, a staggering four-fold rise on the incidence of the disease in 2018.

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