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The Mumps, a Scourge of Dormitories, Spreads Through the NHL

New York Times - 14 Dec 2014
That heartwarming scene turned into a bad visual for the N.H.L. when one of those players, forward Beau Bennett, became the latest player believed to have mumps. On Monday, a day after tests revealed that Penguins star Sidney Crosby had the virus, the ...

Dwindling manhood after mumps

The Star Online - 19 Aug 2018
I would like to put Dr G on the spot regarding mumps. What exactly is mumps? With the advent of vaccination, will the infection disappear into oblivion? Finally, will my balls ever get back to their former glory, and will I ever be able to father a ...

National Immunization Awareness Month

Milford LIVE - 21 Aug 2018
Many people know that vaccines including diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (DTaP), Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR), Hepatitis B, Polio (IPV OR OPV) and Varicella are required to enter kindergarten, but most don't know that a Tdap booster and the ...

True Health Introduces New MMRV Tests

PR Newswire (press release) - 21 Aug 2018
21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- True Health announced today the addition of Measles, Mumps, Rubella, and Varicella (MMRV) tests as part of its new Infectious Disease category. The launch occurred earlier this month as another component of True Health's ...

Measles cases skyrocket in Europe, killing dozens

CBS News - 20 Aug 2018
The illness is highly contagious and can spread rapidly among people who didn't get the MMR vaccine, which protects against measles, mumps and rubella. Babies too young for the vaccine are especially at risk. Symptoms of measles may include rash, high ...

Vaccinations are important both before and during pregnancy

Wichita Eagle - 21 Aug 2018
Common vaccines in this category are the MMR (measles, mumps and rubella,) and the varicella (chickenpox). Once pregnancy is established, women should receive the flu vaccine if they will be pregnant during influenza season, and the Tdap (tetanus, ...

2018 Measles Outbreak Being Tracked by CDC

WHTC News - 15 Aug 2018
HOLLAND (WHTC-AM/FM) -- Michigan's seen 10 cases of measles so far this year -- 10 times as many as found in 2017 and 2016 -- and 51 cases of the mumps, another childhood disease prevented by vaccinations. The Centers for Disease Control is ...

Deschutes County reminder: Back-to-school immunizations

KTVZ - 20 Aug 2018
Oregon law requires that children in school, preschool or a child care facility need proof that they are protected against measles, diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio, mumps, rubella, hepatitis A and B, and varicella. Parents should take note that ...

Protect your Family from Future Scourges

The Capital Journal - 22 Aug 2018
Compare that with the measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) vaccine series given in the U.S. which has mild temporary side effects including fussiness, mild fever, injection-site soreness, affecting one child in four. There is temporary mild joint pain, rash ...

What are mumps? Signs and symptoms of the contagious virus

Fox News - 08 Mar 2018
When people hear the word "mumps," they may picture someone with puffy cheeks and swollen glands -- after all, those are the most common side effects of the virus. But someone with the illness can also experience muscle aches, a fever and loss of ...

Why not wreck the planet? It could save your political skin

CNN - 21 Aug 2018
Trump is also anti-vaccine, associating with Andrew Wakefield, the disgraced, fraudulent British doctor behind the discredited research linking the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine to autism, and weirdly claiming that multi-vaccine injections are bad ...

Why so many college students are coming down with the mumps

Science Magazine - 21 Mar 2018
Mumps, once a ubiquitous childhood disease, was nearly eliminated in the United States after a vaccine came out in 1967. (It was folded into the three-part measles, mumps, rubella [MMR] vaccine in 1971.) But the disease is making a comeback, this time ...

1000 Mumps Cases Reported By Hawaii Health Department

PrecisionVaccinations - 24 Jun 2018
June 24th, 2018 – The Hawaii Health of Department (DOH) has updated its alert regarding the largest mumps outbreak in the islands in decades. According to a June 21, 2018, DOH report, the number of confirmed mumps cases has reached 1,000. This is an ...

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