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Mumps

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  • Mumps outbreak may be spreading to L.A.

     
    A mumps outbreak on the East Coast — the largest in the United States in four years — may be spreading to Los Angeles County. Nine cases of mumps have been reported so far this year, two more than were......
  • Seminole kids may need immunizations

     
    The start of the new school year is just around the corner in Seminole County, and part of the preparation fo the return to classes may include getting immunizations. The Seminole County Health Department is reminding parents that a slew of shots are...
  • Looking at the Louds: A video supplement to 'Cinema Verite' and 'An American Family'

     
    On Saturday night, HBO will premiere "Cinema Verite," its TV movie about the 1973 PBS documentary "An American Family." That 12-hour series, which I review here, has been called the first reality show, though it resembles what we call reality......
  • California's kindergartner vaccination rates below federal goals

     
    Vaccination rates among California's kindergartners are below U.S. goals for 2020, according to a new federal report released Thursday. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that 95% of kindergartners should be vaccinated for nine...
  • School vaccination time

     
    If your kids aren't caught up on school vaccinations, it's time to make that appointment. Pennsylvania adopted new vaccination regulations last year. Don't be put off by rumors that vaccinations cause autism. Your child will be worse off without the...
  • “M*A*S*H” turns 40: Our memories of “M*A*S*H”

     
    “Korea 1950 — a hundred years ago.” So went the first words to appear onscreen on M*A*S*H. Actually, it was only 40 years ago, but it’s still hard to believe that it’s been four decades since the pilot episode of the much-...
  • State helping at child immunization deadline

     
    Parents that have, for whatever reason, put off getting their school-age children to the doctor for the mandatory immunizations are getting a last-minute chance to catch up from the state Department of Health. The state will open health centers the week...
  • More than a dozen cases of mumps suspected at Loyola

    More than a dozen cases of mumps suspected at Loyola
    A dozen or more cases of mumps have been reported among Loyola University Maryland students over the past month, prompting officials to alert the campus community to signs of the rare virus that has spread rapidly across college campuses in recent...
  • Plunge in kindergartners' vaccination rate worries health officials

    Plunge in kindergartners' vaccination rate worries health officials
    California parents are deciding against vaccinating their kindergarten-age children at twice the rate they did seven years ago, a fact public health experts said is contributing to the reemergence of measles across the state and may lead to outbreaks of...
  • Wanted: 60 volunteers to test Ebola vaccine in middle England

    LONDON (Reuters) - Fancy testing an Ebola vaccine? It may sound scary but the scientist behind the British trial of a shot that has so far only been given to monkeys sees little risk and is optimistic he will drum up enough volunteers. Adrian Hill,...
  • U.S. infant vaccination rates high, timeliness a concern: CDC

    ATLANTA (Reuters) - U.S. infant vaccination rates for diseases such as measles, mumps and rubella increased or remained stable at high levels in 2013, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday. Immunization rates exceeded 90 percent...