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Who gets mumps?

Anyone can get mumps, but it is most often a childhood disease, with children five to nine years of age the most commonly infected. About 90% of people reach puberty already immune to mumps.

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Author: Dr Idan Ben-Barak PhD, MSc, BSc (Med)
First answered: 19 Sep 2014
Last reviewed: 14 May 2019
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Category: Measles


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