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Diseases » Mumps

Causative organism

The virus of mumps is a maxovirus antigenically related to the parainfluenza group.

Mode of transmission

Mumps is a contagious disease that is spread from person to person through airborne droplet of saliva from an infected person. When an infected person coughs or sneezes, the droplets can enter the eyes, nose, or mouth of another person.

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