What is the mumps a bacteria or a virus?

Virus. Mumps (or rubulavirus) is a virus. Infection can be prevented with immunization with the MMR (mumps, measles and rubella) vaccination.
Virus. Mumps is a virus which has potentially has serious complications including sterility in men, brain damage and even death.It is , fortunately, preventable by safe vaccination.And as a virus, antibiotics do not help.