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Younger teenagers are also at risk of mumps outbreaks

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.330.7506.1509 (Published 23 June 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:1509
  1. D Graham Mackenzie (gm@nhs.net), specialist registrar,
  2. Nick Hallam, consultant virologist,
  3. Janet Stevenson, consultant in public health medicine
  1. Public Health Department, NHS Fife, Cameron House, Leven, Fife KY8 5RG
  2. NHS Lothian-University Hospitals Division, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh at Little France, Edinburgh EH16 4SA
  3. Public Health Department, Lothian NHS Board, Deaconess House, Edinburgh EH8 9RS

    EDITOR—Savage et al provide a useful summary of the mumps outbreaks in England and Wales during 2004.1 In their study, the population most susceptible to mumps were born between 1983 and 1986. They recommended reviewing the measles, …

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