Are you suffering from fever sore throat or swollen salivary glands? You could be infected with the mumps virus. Mumps is no longer a disease that only affects the children. It has been reported in more number of adults than usual. The primary reason of increased number of cases of mumps is due to mini outbreaks in specific parts of the world. Thankfully India is not among those affected regions. But to ensure that we Indians continue to stay away from outbreak of mumps we need to learn what the disease is all about and how can we prevent it.