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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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Publication date: Available online 20 March 2019Source: Preventive MedicineAuthor(s): Richard M. Carpiano, Andrea N. Polonijo, Nicolas Gilbert, Lyne Cantin, Eve DubeAbstractChildhood vaccination efforts in Canada have been negatively impacted by parents' vaccine hesitancy based on their knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs (KAB) about vaccinations. Less understood is the extent to which child vaccination receipt and KAB vary by parents' socioeconomic status (SES). Analyzing different age groups of children and vaccinations, we examine the extent to which (a) family SES (parent education, household income) is a determinant of ...
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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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Mumps-containing vaccine is currently not a component of the national immunization schedule in Lao People ’s Democratic Republic (PDR). Mumps itself is not a notifiable disease in the country and the seropreval...
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Conclusions: Most patients with a history of mild or moderate AEFI can be safely reimmunized. Additional studies are needed in patients with serious AEFIs who are less likely to be reimmunized.
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CONCLUSIONS: Parotiditis behavior is characterised by fluctuations, changes in presentation and a decrease in VE. PMID: 30857795 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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(Natural News) The number of vaccinations mandated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has risen sharply in recent decades. These medical interventions are touted as full-proof solutions to many previously common “childhood” illnesses, including measles, mumps and chicken pox, as well as more serious diseases like polio and smallpox. As dependence on...
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She walked into the emergency room with an infant in her arms. "My baby, please help my baby," she said between sobs. I followed her into the room and asked what her baby's name was and whether I could hold her.
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The Philadelphia university reported the first case of the contagious, vaccine-preventable disease on Feb. 28.
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FRIDAY, March 8, 2019 -- Ten confirmed cases of mumps, six probable cases, and a case under investigation have been reported at Temple University in Philadelphia. The university reported the first case of the contagious, vaccine-preventable disease...
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