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Texas Warns About Biggest Mumps Outbreak in 22 Years
cnn.com - by Susan Scutti - April 14, 2017
The Texas Department of State Health Services warned this week of multiple ongoing mumps outbreaks. The surge, which includes 221 cases this year, constitutes the highest incidence of mumps in the state in 22 years.
Mumps is a contagious disease caused by a virus that spreads from person to person through saliva and mucus.