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Mumps

Mumps is an acute viral disease characterized by fever and swelling of the saliva glands. Mumps usually occurs in children between the ages of 5-14, and is spread by airborne transmission with the mucus of an infected individual.

In extreme cases, the disease can lead to hearing loss and meningitis.

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Utah Department of Health
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801-538-6191
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Email: epi@utah.gov
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Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-2104

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