Cases of contagious whooping cough, scarlet fever AND mumps confirmed in Lincolnshire

New cases of whooping cough, scarlet fever and mumps have been confirmed in Lincolnshire.
In the latest report from Public Health England, it confirms there were two cases of whooping cough, five new cases of Scarlet Fever and two new cases of mumps in the county.
Mumps is a contagious viral infection that used to be common in children before the introduction of the MMR vaccine.
READ MORE: Cases of whooping cough and acute meningitis confirmed in Lincolnshire
It's most recognisable by the painful swellings at the side of the face under the ears giving a person with mumps a distinctive... read more

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