Disease data from ECDC Surveillance Atlas
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Figure 4. Seasonal distribution of reported cases of mumps, EU/EEA, 2014 compared with 2010−2013
Prevention and control
Immunisation is the only effective method of prevention. Mumps vaccine is given in the form of the combined trivalent measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine in all European countries with a first dose at or before 18 months of age.