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mumps

Kids may roll up their sleeves—again

An optional third dose of the MMR vaccine may give a necessary immunity boost to kids.

Many U.S. travelers skip measles shots, despite infection risk

Though the disease was eliminated in the U.S. in 2000, foreign travel can still bring it home.

Mumps at 10-year high

Up to 40 percent of people with mumps have mild symptoms or none at all, so they may not realize they're sick.

Patient Story

Hearts, minds and immunity

Medical minds know that vaccinations are critical in keeping children healthy. Can they convince doubting parents?

Open ears, open minds

Policymakers won’t know until next year if a new immunization waiver rule wins over anti-vaccination parents.

‘V’ is for vaccine. And victory.

Recent poll shows more Americans give vaccines a thumbs up, but younger generations still resist the facts.