Latest Mumps Stories

2011-08-25 13:07:44

A report on over 1,000 research articles has found that few health problems are caused by or clearly associated with vaccines. Experts from the Institute of Medicine reviewed the scientific literature on possible adverse effects of vaccines and found convincing evidence of 14 health outcomes caused by certain vaccines.  These outcomes include seizures, inflammation of the brain, and fainting.  The review also found evidence that there are no links between immunization and some...

2011-08-03 12:36:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- August - which is National Immunization Awareness Month - is the ideal time for Pennsylvania residents of all ages to make sure they are up-to-date with immunizations, and especially for parents of school students, the Department of Health said today. "It's almost back-to-school time, and parents need to be aware that there are new school regulations now in effect for vaccinations," said Health Secretary Dr. Eli Avila. Effective...

2011-07-26 11:06:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The state Department of Health is advising the public of potential exposure to a case of measles in Berks, Bucks, Delaware and Lehigh counties. This possible exposure is in direct link to the July 11 exposure previously reported at the Rite Aid Drug Store, 3145 Main St., in Morgantown, Berks County. A person who has been diagnosed as possibly having measles may have exposed other people to the disease on the following dates at...

2011-07-21 07:00:00

MELBOURNE, Fla. and WASHINGTON, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights Program will overhaul and streamline IT systems across all VA agencies. Harris is among only 15 companies (1 of 8 in large business category) selected to compete for $12 billion in VA business. Harris is already a leading provider of IT solutions for the VA. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has selected Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company,...

2011-07-20 07:30:00

MEDFORD, N.Y., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chembio Diagnostics, Inc. (OTC.BB CEMI) (OTC.QB: CEMI), which develops, manufactures, markets and licenses point-of-care diagnostic tests, announced today that the Company will release financial results for the second quarter of 2011, before the open of the market on Thursday, August 4, 2011. The Company's 10-Q and earnings press release will be available immediately after 9:15 a.m. on our web site. Lawrence A. Siebert, Chembio's president...

2011-07-14 14:24:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The state Department of Health is advising the public of a possible case of measles exposure in Morgantown, Berks County. A person who was diagnosed with the measles may have exposed other people to the disease on Monday, July 11, between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m., at the Rite Aid Drug Store, 3145 Main St., in Morgantown. Most people in the United States are immune to measles, either because they received the Measles Mumps Rubella (MMR)...

2011-05-19 12:04:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Telecom operators are now rallying around the Wholesale Applications Community (WAC) initiative to develop a coherent strategy for succeeding in the digital applications market - but the window of opportunity is closing quickly, and telcos must make meaningful progress in the next 12 months to prove they belong in the digital app business and that they can compete with over-the-top (OTT) app providers such as Apple and Google, according to...

Latest Mumps Reference Libraries

2011-02-17 17:26:28

Mumps virus causes mumps which is a common childhood disease characterized by swelling of the parotid glands and other epithelial tissues causing high morbidity in some cases deafness. Infection is currently restricted to humans while the virus is transmitted by direct contact, droplet spread, or via contaminated objects. It is a vaccine preventable disease although significant outbreaks have occurred in recent years in regions with high levels of vaccination. The virus belongs to the genus...

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  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'