More than 700 cases of mumps in the US this year, CDC says
There have been 736 cases of mumps reported in the United States this year as of April 26, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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There were 795 cases of mumps in the first three months of 2019, versus 1,031 in the whole of 2018.
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KEENE, N.H. (CBS) – A child in New Hampshire who was initially diagnosed with the measles last week actually had a reaction to the vaccine and is not infected with the virus, the state’s Department of Health and Human Services said Thursday. The department released a statement Sunday warning the public that a child had been diagnosed with infectious measles and had been at three locations in Keene. But further lab tests revealed that this was not an infection but rather a reaction to the MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) vaccine, which is made using a weakened version of the virus to build up a person’s immun...
Reported cases of mumps and pertussis have risen in the US in recent years even though many people are vaccinated. As part of the FDA commitment to protect the public health, FDA scientists are working to learn why more cases are occurring.
Over the past decades there have been outbreaks of mumps in many countries, even in populations that were vaccinated. Some studies suggest that the incidence of mumps is related to meteorological changes, but ...
CONCLUSIONS: This study suggests that the organisation of preventive health care in special units, 'well-baby' clinics, facilitates vaccine uptake among children with low SES in a Nordic welfare context. PMID: 31096860 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Pediatricians are advised by the Austrian ministry of health to be vaccinated against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, poliomyelitis, measles, mumps, rubella, varicella, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, meningococcus ...
Exposure to viruses, such as mumps, rubella, poliomyelitis, cytomegalovirus and herpes simplex viruses have been proposed as risk factors for the development of psychiatric disorders and may contribute to cognitive impairment. Reduced cognitive performance was correlated with HSV-1 seropositivity in patients with BD, while cognitive impairment has been associated with a pro-inflammatory state and inflammation as a possible factor in treatment resistance.
On Friday, Washington Governor Jay Inslee (D) signed House Bill 1638 into law that would no longer allow parents to cite their personal and philosophical objections when trying to not vaccinate their kids against measles, mumps, and rubella.