SEATTLE (AP) — As districts headed back to school, thousands of students across the state who claim personal vaccine exemptions must receive the measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine, or they could...
Life-saving vaccine scientist’s 100th birthday celebrated
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — It sounds like a fairy tale.
A poor boy, born in tragedy and raised by his aunt and uncle on a Montana farm, would grow up to become one of America's greatest...
6 cases of the mumps being investigated in Bernalillo County
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — State health officials say they're investigating six cases of the mumps in Bernalillo County.
New Mexico Department of Health officials say the patients range in age...
Nebraska health officials report outbreak of mumps in state
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State health officials are reporting an outbreak of the mumps in Nebraska.
The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services says in a news release that at least 30...
Mumps sickens hundreds of detained migrants in 19 states
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...
Colorado city may require detention center disease reporting
AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado city is considering whether to require detention center employees to promptly notify health officials of infectious disease outbreaks.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Under a new law that takes effect Sunday, parents in Washington state will no longer be able to cite philosophical or personal beliefs to exempt their children from the...
PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) — Richarlison says he has recovered from mumps and wants to play Tuesday in the Copa América semifinal between Brazil and Argentina in Belo Horizonte.
PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) — Richarlison has been ruled out of Brazil's Copa America quarterfinal match against Paraguay because of mumps.
The Brazilian soccer confederation says the rest of...
County jail with 5 suspected mumps cases quarantined
HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — Officials have placed a county jail in New Jersey under quarantine as they investigate suspected cases of mumps among the inmates.
FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — Health officials have confirmed a cluster of mumps cases among employees and their associates at Colorado's Arapahoe Basin ski resort.
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Parents in Washington state will no longer be able to claim a personal or philosophical exemption for their children from receiving the combined measles, mumps and rubella...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Health Commissioner Kris Box has issued a statewide standing order that adults don't need to see a health care provider for a prescription for the measles, mumps and...
Precautions taken after 2 mumps cases at Michigan jail
MARSHALL, Mich. (AP) — Health officials say precautions are being taken after two cases of mumps were confirmed in inmates at the Calhoun County jail in southern Michigan.
Indiana U: Mumps outbreak reaches 20 cases
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Health officials say the number of confirmed cases of mumps at Indiana University in Bloomington has reached 20 since Feb. 12.
Senate approves bill limiting measles vaccine exemptions
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A measure to remove the philosophical exemption for the combined measles, mumps and rubella vaccine cleared the Washington state Senate Wednesday night.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana University officials say the number of students diagnosed with mumps has more than doubled since last week to 16.
- The Spokesman-ReviewTwo mumps cases confirmed at Eastern Washington University in CheneyMay 31, 2019
- Jackson Hole DailyMumps visit Jackson with help from touristApril 24, 2019
- Houston ChronicleMumps outbreak confirmed at ICE detention facility in HoustonFebruary 10, 2019
- Beatrice Daily SunPotential mumps outbreak feared after exposure at eventJune 16, 2018
- The Times-TribuneMumps Not Usually Very DangerousJune 16, 2018
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An increasing number of children in Arkansas are not being immunized against childhood illnesses, according data from the state's Department of Health.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana University officials say seven students have now been diagnosed with mumps amid an outbreak of the virus on the Bloomington campus.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana University officials say six students have now been diagnosed with mumps amid an outbreak of the virus on the Bloomington campus.
Nearly 5,000 at Temple U get shots amid mumps outbreak
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nearly 5,000 students and faculty members have taken advantage of free vaccine booster shots at Philadelphia's Temple University as the school tries to contain a mumps...
2,000 at Temple University get shots amid mumps outbreak
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Over 2,000 students and staffers at Temple University took advantage of free vaccine booster shots Wednesday as the number of mumps cases at the school topped...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on a mumps outbreak at Temple University (all times local):
Over 2,000 students and faculty members have taken advantage of free vaccine...
Temple students line up for mumps booster shots
Mumps vaccination clinics planned at Temple University
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Health authorities in Philadelphia say the first of two walk-in vaccination clinics will be held Wednesday at Temple University amid a mumps outbreak at the school.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two vaccine clinics will be held at Philadelphia's Temple University in response to the ongoing mumps outbreak at the school that's now up to at least 93 cases.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia health officials say they now believe 74 people have contracted mumps at Temple University.
City Department of Health spokesman James Garrow said Wednesday...
Maine health officials investigating mumps case in York
YORK, Maine (AP) — Maine health officials are investigating a case of mumps at York High School.
The Maine Center for Disease Control says the unvaccinated student was not isolated during...
Cases of the mumps at Temple University increases to 46
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Health officials say there are at least 46 cases of the mumps at Temple University and three others from surrounding counties, the most cases in the city since...
WICKES, Ark. (AP) — A school district in western Arkansas has canceled classes for the rest of the week because of a suspected case of mumps.
3rd Indiana University student diagnosed with mumps
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — The Indiana State Department of Health says a third student has been diagnosed with mumps at Indiana University in Bloomington.
PHOENIX (AP) — Over 2,200 people exposed to the mumps virus in at least two immigration detention facilities have been quarantined, authorities said Tuesday.
Case of mumps confirmed in southern Arizona
DOUGLAS, Ariz. (AP) — Cochise County in southern Arizona is urging parents to vaccinate children after a confirmed case of mumps there.
Mumps spreads through the air by coughs or contact...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Health officials say at least 16 cases of mumps have been confirmed at Temple University, the most cases in the city since 2011.
2 students at Indiana University-Bloomington have mumps
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Health officials are investigating two confirmed cases of mumps at Indiana University in Bloomington.
The university and the Indiana State Department of Health...
University of Arkansas confirms 3 mumps cases
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville has confirmed three cases of mumps and is testing a fourth potential case, just two years after the end of an outbreak in the...
Mumps confirmed in 7 detainees at Houston ICE facility
HOUSTON (AP) — Health officials say seven cases of the mumps have been confirmed at a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention facility in Houston.
The Houston Health Department said Saturday that the seven adults were detained during their infectious period. Health officials say there's no evidence the disease was transmitted outside the facility.
The health department is working with the facility on infection control.
Washington lawmakers weigh vaccine bill amid outbreak
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Amid a measles outbreak that has sickened more than 50 people in the Pacific Northwest, Washington lawmakers heard testimony Friday on a bill that would remove parents' ability to claim a personal or philosophical exemption to opt their school-age children out of the combined measles, mumps and rubella vaccine.
Handful of mumps cases reported a Bozeman elementary school
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — A handful of mumps cases at a Bozeman elementary school led Gallatin County health officials to keep unvaccinated students out of classes until they're sure no more students are contagious.
Officials warn football fans, others of Clemson-area mumps
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Officials say fans who went to Clemson for last month's football game against the University of South Carolina may have been exposed to mumps.
The state Health and Environmental Control Department tells news outlets people who visited or lived at Clemson University or Tri-County Technical College from Nov. 21-29 may have been exposed to the viral infection.
Health officials declare end of mumps outbreak in Hawaii
HONOLULU (AP) — The statewide outbreak of mumps has ended, Hawaii health officials said.
More than 1,000 people were identified with mumps since the outbreak began in March 2017, stemming from two clusters of cases involving nine people on Oahu, the state Department of Health said Tuesday.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Department of Corrections says it's addressing an outbreak of mumps at the jail in Bethel.
The department says four inmates during March and April were diagnosed with mumps at Yukon-Kuskokwim Correctional Center.
Four more inmates this month have shown symptoms of mumps.
An eight-year-old Montgomery County child and an adult household member are the latest confirmed regional cases of the mumps, a county spokeswoman disclosed Wednesday.
GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — As Australia's gold-medal favorites were readying to return to the Commonwealth Games village from their self-imposed training bubble, the quarantined New Zealand women's rugby seven squad was sending a mumps-affected player home.
Western Pennsylvania cheerleaders remain mumps-free after exposure warning
All clear on the mumps scare for the 27 Western Pennsylvania athletes from HotCheer AllStars who were warned of possible exposure after attending a national cheerleading competition in Texas last month.
Jenn Smith, co-owner of HotCheer in Elizabeth Township, said nobody has come down with the mumps.
"Everyone is clear," she said Thursday. "Thanks for checking on us."
Mumps outbreaks reported in Philadelphia region; most linked to Delaware dance party
Days after Harvard researchers reported that the mumps vaccine appears to lose its power over time, the once-dreaded disease is making a comeback in the Philadelphia region.
Public health officials in Chester County, Montgomery County and the state of Delaware are reporting outbreaks of the highly contagious, viral illness.
Recent waves of mumps outbreaks like those that hit Penn State students last winter and spring and interrupted Syracuse University’s lacrosse season last fall can be blamed not on students’ failure to get vaccinated, but on the fact that the vaccine can lose its effectiveness over time, according to a new Harvard study.
Mumps confirmed at Virginia Commonwealth University
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Authorities say there's a confirmed case of mumps at Virginia Commonwealth University.
News outlets reported Tuesday that the university sent out an alert to community members disclosing that the Richmond City Health Department is investigating that confirmed case and another suspected case.
Mumps is a virus transmitted by respiratory droplets that can cause fever, headache, swelling and tenderness. It takes around 12 to 25 days to develop symptoms.