Latest Mumps Stories

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.

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 the...

2011-05-18 07:00:00

After an analysis of a recent mumps outbreak in Ontario, Canada, researchers express the importance of receiving the recommended two doses of measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) to ensure adolescents and young adults are well protected from the trio of diseases.

2011-05-16 17:40:27

An analysis of a recent mumps outbreak in Ontario, Canada, indicates that two doses of mumps vaccine are more effective than one and further reveals the importance of ensuring people, especially older adolescents and young adults, are up to date on their mumps vaccinations.

2011-05-12 10:42:34

Administering both the pneumococcal and the herpes zoster vaccines to patients during the same visit is beneficial and does not appear to compromise the protective effect of the zoster vaccine.

2011-05-05 13:01:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Health is conducting an ongoing investigation of suspected cases of measles in Bucks County with a possible link to Lancaster County. On April 19, people in certain Lancaster County locations may have been exposed to contagious individuals at the following locations and times: Tanger Outlet Center, Lancaster County, 11 a.m.

2011-05-05 12:32:35

According to an Associated Press report, the US is on track to have more measles cases than any year in over a decade.

2011-05-04 08:30:00

BOSTON, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Evermedia Group, Inc. (Evermedia) announced today its corporate sponsorship of Shelter Legal Services Foundation (SLS). This follows the election of CEO Jonathan Sym to the SLS Board of Directors.

2011-04-27 18:32:00

Vaccine refusals are on the rise while recent studies show immunization is unrelated to the rise in Autism LOS ANGELES, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With vaccine refusals on the rise, it's more important than ever to educate parents before their babies are born.

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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  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).