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People should stay at home if displaying mumps symptoms

Wed, 05 Mar 2014


People who are displaying symptoms of mumps have been urged to stay at home to stop the illness spreading.

The Public Health Directorate says whilst it doesn’t believe there is a mumps outbreak – a viral infection that mimics the illness is doing the rounds.

Symptoms include headache, fever and swollen glands.

Health protection nurse Jacqui Dunne says people should ensure they’ve been vaccinated:

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