During March-October 2017, the ACIP Mumps
Work Group held biweekly conference calls to review and discuss relevant scientific evidence.
The outbreak dose is recommended regardless of previous vaccination or documented immunity to mumps
html) CDC identifies mumps
as a contagious disease that begins with a few days of headaches, fatigue, loss of appetite and fever.
Others will have had jabs in a 1994 schools campaign which only protected against measles and rubella, not mumps
He had no history of mumps
infection, but he had received a mumps
Last year, 1,151 people across the USA were reported to have contracted mumps
, up from 438 in 2013, the CDC said.
Still, public and private doctors have reportedly received a directive from the Health Ministry to register mumps
cases as acute respiratory viral infection.
was notifiable in the Netherlands before 1999 and was made notifiable again in December 2008 (5).
In addition, there are now cases of mumps
occurring in the region.
virus is contagious which spreads in tiny drops of fluid from the mouth and nose of someone who is infected.
has delivered over hundreds of thousands of devices to different user groups from the academic, commercial and government sectors worldwide.
Julia Waller, left, immunisation lead for the HPA in the North-east, said: "We have seen a sharp rise in mumps
cases over recent years and teenagers and young adults who have not had two doses of MMR vaccine are particularly vulnerable.