TITLE

Update: Mumps Outbreak -- New York and New Jersey, June 2009-January 2010

AUTHOR(S)
High, P.; Handschur, E. F.; Eze, O. S.; Montana, B.; Robertson, C.; Tan, C.; Rosen, J. B.; Cummings, K. P.; Doll, M. K.; Zucker, J. R.; Zimmerman, C. M.; Dolinsky, T.; Goodell, S.; Valure, B.; Schulte, C.; Blog, D.; Rausch-Phung, E.; Smith, P.; Barskey, A.; Wallace, G.
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;2/12/2010, Vol. 59 Issue 5, p125
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the mump outbreak in New York and New Jersey that started in June 2009. The index case was on an 11-years old male who returned from his travel to Great Britain on June 17, 2009. During the period, there were around 7,400 reports of laboratory-verified mumps obtained by the British Health Protection Agency. It also cites the action taken by the U.S. government to prevent the spread of the disease, including the conduct of measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccination.
ACCESSION #
48367002

 

Related Articles

  • Update: Mumps Outbreak-New York and New Jersey, June 2009-January 2010. Kaye, Donald // Clinical Infectious Diseases;4/15/2010, Vol. 50 Issue 8, pi 

    The article offers updates on the mumps outbreak in New York and New Jersey in June 2009 and January 2010, respectively. It discusses the beginning of the pandemic and the largest percentage of cases that were recorded. It also notes the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccination which is the...

  • Antibody response to measles-mumps-rubella vaccine of children with mild illness at the time of... King, Gail E.; Markowitz, Lauri E. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;3/6/96, Vol. 275 Issue 9, p704 

    Offers results of a study which examines the response to measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine among children with and without mild illness. Methods; Results; Comments.

  • MMR expert dissenter now supports single vaccines.  // Pulse;8/19/2002, Vol. 62 Issue 32, p7 

    Reports on physician Gordon Bell's support for proposals that would allow patient to have a choice between MMR and single measles, mumps and rubella vaccines in Great Britain.

  • Children who miss imunisation: Implications for eliminating measles. Evans, Meirion R. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);5/27/95, Vol. 310 Issue 6991, p1367 

    Presents a study that determines the success of a program to give a double dose immunization for children who miss immunization for measles, mumps and rubella in Great Britain. Study on children in south Glamorgan, Great Britain; Gathering of information; Need for the change in immunization...

  • Government stands by MMR as crisis deepens. Polak, Monika // GP: General Practitioner;2/11/2002, p4 

    Reports the support of the government to the measles, mumps and rubella vaccination in Great Britain. Move of Prime Minister Tony Blair on the triple vaccination to medical practitioners; Availability of single vaccines on the National Health Service; Safety of the vaccines.

  • Booster shot is ‘crucial’.  // GP: General Practitioner;2/11/2002, p4 

    Examines the adequate immunity of measles, mumps and rubella booster in Great Britain.

  • Big bang for vaccination. Badenoch, John // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);9/24/88, Vol. 297 Issue 6651, p750 

    Introduces the combined vaccine against measles, mumps and rubella for young children in Great Britain. Effects of rubella on fetuses; Morbidity caused by mumps; Development of comprehensive surveillance program for the assessment of the effectiveness of vaccines; Acceptance for the measle vaccine.

  • New data shows uptake of MMR is now rising.  // GP: General Practitioner;10/6/2003, p29 

    Measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) uptake is on the rise, according to the latest Health Protection Agency sentinel data. The data shows that uptake of the vaccine among children aged 16 months was 70.9 per cent for August, representing a rise of 6.4 percentage points over the past six months....

  • MMR catch-up misses halt the target group.  // Pulse;Oct2013, p15 

    The article reports on the acknowledgement of the Public Health England regarding their missed target to vaccinate 120,000 children with measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) by 2013.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics