Mumps is rebounding in the United States. In response to a growing mumps problem, public health authorities recently updated measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine guidelines.
Cleveland Clinic completely supports vaccination. Harmful myths about vaccines have been scientifically debunked in rigorous ways. Yet approximately 42,000 adults and 300 children in the United States die each year from vaccine-preventable diseases. Vaccines are one of this era’s greatest healthcare achievements.