How do You Get Mumps?

You get mumps when you have not been vaccinated against this viral disease. Mumps, an infection of the salivary glands, is a contagious disease that can spread by direct contact. Unvaccinated people can get this disease if they come into contact with an infected person. You can find more information here: http://www.merck.com/mmpe/sec14/ch193/ch193d.html
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