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A Mumps Message

August 10th, 2016
The recent outbreak of mumps back in May in New England got me thinking. When I was a child, some of my friends went through mumps, but I got lucky. I had chicken pox, but was spared mumps. Still, I wondered about them. How do you get mumps and what are they like? As a kid, I knew you got to stay home from school, but that’s about all I knew. And I didn’t…