Mumps - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Mumps

Mumps is an illness caused by a virus. The disease is preventable through the MMR vaccine. Learn about the disease and the vaccine which prevents it.

Mumps outbreak and vaccination recommendations

  • The University of Minnesota-Twin Cities is currently experiencing an outbreak of mumps.
  • There are no recommendations for a 3rd dose of MMR vaccine at this time.
  • Outbreak cases as of May 23, 2017: 32
    (Cases updated Tuesday and Thursday)

  • Mumps Basics
    General information about mumps, including symptoms, complications, vaccines, tests, and treatment.

 

Updated Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 03:27PM