The best way to prevent mumps is for all children to be fully vaccinated on time. There are two combination vaccines used to prevent mumps: measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine and measles-mumps-rubella-varicella (MMRV) vaccine.
Fact sheet with general information about mumps including symptoms, complications, tests, and treatment.
- How effective is the mumps vaccine? (PDF)
This infographic explains the effectiveness of mumps vaccine using the example of 100 people being exposed to mumps.
CDC information about mumps.