Mumps vaccine is part of a combination vaccine called MPR (measles, mumps, rubella). The combination vaccine is included in the Swedish general vaccination program, which means that most children in Sweden have received the vaccine. Mumps is rare in Sweden, but there can still be isolated cases. Although the diseases included in the combination vaccine do not usually occur in Sweden, it is essential to think about vaccinating oneself and one's child because the infection for the diseases are found around the world. It is imperative to tell others about your own or your child's condition, as the disorders (MPR) are severe.
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Duration: 15 min
Does the mumps vaccine have any side effects?
Mild side effects may occur with the vaccine in redness, swelling and itching around the injection site and fever. The most severe side effect is meningitis. However, it is exceptionally uncommon to suffer from it. However, meningitis caused by the diseases is more common, making the vaccine a safer choice.