Mumps in Detention Facilities That House Detained Migrants Mumps in Detention Facilities That House Detained Migrants

Currently, there are ongoing mumps outbreaks in 15 immigrant detention facilities in seven states.Morbidity &Mortality Weekly Report
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uy PA Abstract During January 1-October 1, 2019, a total of 1,249 measles cases and 22 measles outbreaks were reported in the United States. This represents the most U.S. cases reported in a single year since 1992 (1), and the second highest number of reported outbreaks annually since measles was declared eliminated* in the United States in 2000 (2). Measles is an acute febrile rash illness with an attack rate of approximately 90% in susceptible household contacts (3). Domestic outbreaks can occur when travelers contract measles outside the United States and subsequently transmit infection to unvaccinated persons ...
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In the past decade, multiple mumps outbreaks have occurred in the United States, primarily in close-contact, high-density settings such as colleges, with a high attack rate among young adults, many of whom had the recommended 2 doses of mumps-measles-rubella (MMR) vaccine. Waning humoral immunity and the circulation of divergent wild-type...
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(This post has been updated with relevant recent information.) The United States was declared free from ongoing measles transmission in 2000. But we may be at risk for joining the UK Greece, Albania, and the Czech Republic, four countries recently stripped of measles elimination status by the World Health Organization. Since the beginning of 2019, more than 1,234 measles cases have been reported in 31 states, with active outbreaks in upstate New York and El Paso, Texas. New York has just declared the end of its yearlong outbreak, which required a massive public health response to control. Minnesota had a major measles outb...
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A new government report finds more than 900 cases of dangerous and highly contagious mumps have occurred at 57 U.S. migrant detention facilities over the past year, with nearly half of cases occurring in Texas.
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FRIDAY, Aug. 30, 2019 -- There have been confirmed and probable mumps cases reported among adult migrants detained in facilities, according to research published in the Aug. 30 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity...
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Mumps outbreaks continue in multiple migrant detention facilities in the United States, the CDC reports.Medscape Medical News
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Mumps has swept through 57 immigration detention facilities in 19 states since September, according to the first U.S. government report on the outbreaks in the overloaded immigration system. The virus sickened 898 adult migrants and 33 detention center staffers, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in its report Thursday. New cases continue as migrants are taken into custody or transferred between facilities, the report said. As of last week, outbreaks were happening in 15 facilities in seven states. In response to the report, Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesman Bryan Cox said medical professionals...
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THURSDAY, Aug. 29, 2019 -- A new government report finds more than 900 cases of dangerous and highly contagious mumps have occurred at 57 U.S. migrant detention facilities over the past year, with nearly half of cases occurring in Texas. " Mumps is...
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Source: National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO). Published: 8/28/2019. This one-hour webinar features the federal and local perspectives on the current landscape of mumps outbreaks in U.S. detention facilities; the complex operations for managing custody of detainees in detention facilities; the important roles of local, state, and federal partners in responding to outbreaks in detention facilities; and resources to assist with response efforts. Speakers also discuss the epidemiology of mumps in U.S. detention facilities, and the health service systems for detainee health care. (Video or Multimedia)
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