As per WHO recommendations which one of the following mumps vaccine strains should NOT
be used in National Immunization Programme?
(a) Teryl Lynn
(d) RIT 4385
ANS- (b) Rubini
Widely-used live attenuated mumps vaccine strains include the JerylLynn, RIT 4385, Leningrad-3, L-Zagreb and Urabe strains.
Live attenuated mumps vaccine strains used only on a limited scale include the Hoshino, Torii and NKM-46
The WHO recommends that the Rubini mumps vaccine strain should not be used in national immunization programmes because of its demonstrated low effectiveness