Mumps virus vaccines: WHO Position Paper, March 2024

Weekly epidemiological record No 11, 2024, 99, 115–134
15 March 2024
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Mumps position paper is concerned with vaccines and vaccination against mumps. Since the publication of the 2007 WHO position paper on mumps vaccines, there have been reported changes in the epidemiological features of mumps virus infections in several countries after introduction of the vaccines, increased supply and use of measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccines and new evidence on their public health benefits and potential for long-term protection.

This document replaces the 2007 WHO position paper on mumps vaccines.