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Mumps

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  • 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...
  • Videos of Michael Jackson’s children surface on YouTube

     
    Michael Jackson may have carefully shielded his children from public view, but new videos of Paris and Blanket Jackson have popped up recently on YouTube, giving fans a peek at the children as they sing, rap, and goof around. KTLA......
  • 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......
  • Parents' vaccination fears remain high

     
    Numerous studies have debunked the theory that childhood vaccines cause autism, and autism researchers are now, for the most part, focusing on other potential causes of the disorder. But one in five parents still believe that vaccines may cause autism,......
  • White House warns about budget cuts in Florida

    While trying to blame Republicans, the White House predicts big losses of money and jobs in Florida because of budget cuts that will squeeze schools, work-study programs, Head Start, environmental protection, law enforcement and defense. The automatic...
  • The Kid's Doctor: Measles outbreak points again to the importance of vaccines

    With all of the news about the measles (rubeola) in California (51 cases) and New York (25 cases), all pediatricians are on the alert for any measles cases in our areas. I've written many times about the importance of vaccines, but this latest outbreak of...
  • Ohio mumps outbreak rises to 212 cases, largely hits state university

    (Reuters) - The number of cases of mumps in central Ohio in a rare outbreak has jumped to 212, from 116 early this month, mostly affecting students and others connected to The Ohio State University, public health officials said on Monday. At least 132...
  • Editorial: Parents, vaccinate your kids

    Guess what's back? Measles. Really, they are. This shouldn't be. The dangerous trend of not vaccinating children is leading to an uptick in a highly preventable disease that was all but eradicated in Southern California. Children are needlessly suffering...
  • California schools' risks rise as vaccinations drop

    California schools' risks rise as vaccinations drop
    A rising number of California parents are choosing to send their children to kindergarten without routine vaccinations, putting hundreds of elementary schools in the state at risk for outbreaks of childhood diseases eradicated in the U.S. years ago....
  • O.C. measles outbreak spurs officials to call for immunizations

    A measles outbreak in Orange County — by far the largest in the state — has prompted health officials to step up their campaign to have parents immunize their children, an effort that has run up against a "vigorous anti-vaccine movement"...
  • School district warns of increase in measles

    With the number of measles cases increasing rapidly in Orange County, Newport-Mesa Unified schools are sending out letters to families that are at risk of contracting the disease, officials said. The letter encourages families of students who have not...