A new study published in the journal Science Translational Medicine found that that the mumps vaccine — given twice to children in the U.S. — loses its effectiveness over time. Researchers suggested giving a third dose of the vaccine at age 18 to fight off the virus.
A new study published in the journal Science Translational Medicine found that that the mumps vaccine — given twice to children in the U.S. — loses its effectiveness over time. Researchers suggested giving a third dose of the vaccine at age 18 to fight off the virus. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin W. Stratton
A new study published in the journal Science Translational Medicine found that that the mumps vaccine — given twice to children in the U.S. — loses its effectiveness over time. Researchers suggested giving a third dose of the vaccine at age 18 to fight off the virus. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin W. Stratton

People should get a third mumps vaccine to stop the spread of the virus, study says

March 23, 2018 03:23 PM