Mumps Outbreak Associated With Cheerleading Competitions Mumps Outbreak Associated With Cheerleading Competitions

This report of a mumps outbreak among attendees of cheerleading competitions highlights the possibility of transmission at athletic events.Morbidity &Mortality Weekly Report
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The outbreak has already resulted in close to 100 cases and is spreading elsewhere in the Philadelphia area.
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Temple University in Philadelphia has reported 74 cases of mumps in an outbreak that began last month, according to a notification sent to the university community on Thursday.
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(PHILADELPHIA) — Philadelphia health officials say they now believe 74 people have contracted mumps at Temple University. City Department of Health spokesman James Garrow said Wednesday there are 15 confirmed cases and 59 probable cases, all but three of them in Philadelphia. Probable diagnoses indicate a person showing mumps-like symptoms. The city says the numbers reported this year are high compared with those in past years; 54 cases were reported in 2010. Students who may be infected should limit contact with others and seek medical care. Mumps is a viral infection that involves swollen glands. The Centers for Di...
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WEDNESDAY, March 13, 2019 -- More than 2,200 people exposed to a mumps outbreak in two U.S. immigrant detention facilities have been quarantined, federal officials say. The 25-day quarantine began March 7 at facilities in Pine Prairie, Louisiana,...
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Immigration authorities say more than 2,200 people who were exposed to a mumps outbreak in at least two detention facilities have been quarantined
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A spokesman said 236 detainees have had confirmed or probable cases of mumps in 51 facilities in the past year
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Christian Mejia thought he had a shot at getting out of immigration detention in rural Louisiana after he found a lawyer to help him seek asylum.Reuters Health Information
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More than 2,000 people in Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody are being quarantined amid an outbreak of mumps and other diseases.
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Christian Mejia thought he had a shot at getting out of immigration detention in rural Louisiana after he found a lawyer to help him seek asylum.
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The Philadelphia university reported the first case of the contagious, vaccine-preventable disease on Feb. 28.
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