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Discussion :: Biology - Section 1 (Q.No.63)


Mumps is a disease caused by

[A]. fungus
[B]. bacterium
[C]. virus
[D]. None of these

Answer: Option C


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Vazeer said: (Jan 7, 2012)  
Mumps (epidemic parotitis) is a viral disease of the human species, caused by the mumps virus.

Bindu said: (May 23, 2012)  
Mumps is caused by a virus called Myxovirusparotidis. It is a RNA virus.

Hawkar Hakem said: (Jan 29, 2013)  
Mumps : a common virus infection mainly affecting school age children. Symptoms appear 2-3 weeks after exposure;fever, headache/and vomiting may precede a typical swelling of the parotid gland salivary glands. Vaccination against mumps provides effective immunity. (Medical Name of Mumps is : Infectious Parotitis).

K.Prasanthi said: (Dec 24, 2013)  
Mumps is a contagious viral disease characterised by fever and by swelling of the parotid glands.

Lhohbhah said: (Dec 22, 2016)  
Mumps, also known as epidemic parotitis, is a viral disease caused by the mumps virus. Initial signs and symptoms often include fever, muscle pain, headache, and feeling tired. This is then usually followed by painful swelling of one or both parotid salivary glands.

Vivek said: (Feb 22, 2017)  
MMR vaccine is used in mumps.

Amit said: (Oct 3, 2017)  
-Epidemic parotitis (medical name).
-Myxovirusparotidis (virus).
-swelling on parotid and salivery gland.
-mmr vaccine (measles, mumps, rubella).

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