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Top 10 Eradicable Diseases

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Mumps

Like measles, mumps is a viral disease that before the development of the vaccine was a threat to people all over the world. Today, it mostly affects those in developing countries, where access to vaccines is few and far between. The most common symptom is swelling of the salivary glands in the mouth and throat. After the illness runs its course, people develop immunity to the virus and won't be infected again (like with chicken pox).

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