Recent Resurgence of Mumps in the United States

September 2008
Access;Sep/Oct2008, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p61
The article reports on the outbreak of mumps in the U. S. in 2006 after a second dose vaccine. After low reports of mumps following vaccinations in 1990, cases amounting to 6,584 were reported mostly among midwestern college-age adults in 2006. The article mentions that a change in vaccine policy may be needed in the future.


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