MMR

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Massachusetts Mumps Outbreak
Jun 23, 2017 | Emily Cohn

  12 June 2017—Massachusetts’ Public Health officials are now issuing a notice on the cluster of mumps cases within the state. Since the end of March...

Mumps Outbreak in Arkansas Continues to Grow at Rapid Rate
Dec 9, 2016 | Jackie Sheridan

  A mumps outbreak in Arkansas continues to grow at an alarming rate. As of December 8th, the total number of suspected and confirmed cases of mumps...

Just the Vax Please: Mumps in the Era of Vaccination
May 8, 2014 | Jane Huston

When we hear the word mumps, we picture a young boy wearing wool trousers and suspenders with comically swollen cheeks, left behind while his family...

National Immunization Awareness Month: Immunizations Are Not Just For Kids
Aug 22, 2013 | Jane Huston

The need for immunizations doesn’t end with childhood. Each year, thousands of adults in the United States suffer serious health problems, are...

Measles Cases and Free Vaccines in North Carolina
Apr 25, 2013 | Anna Tomasulo

Los Angeles is not the only county offering free vaccines recently - Randolph County Health Department just announced that it is offering free...

Measles Kills 400 People a Day—But Costs Less Than a Buck to Avoid
Apr 3, 2013 | Katharina Schwan

There’s a dangerous virus spreading through Europe, Africa, and North America. This virus can lead to serious complications such as permanent hearing...

Measles Outbreak Infects 37 More in Nigeria
Dec 20, 2012 | Lauren Edmundson

Thirty-seven more cases of measles have been identified in an outbreak in Kebbi state, Nigeria. Of the over 250 cases recorded so far, seven children...