Latest Mumps Stories

2011-04-21 16:20:00

MEDFORD, N.Y., April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chembio Diagnostics, Inc.

2011-04-15 11:51:00

DALLAS, April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IntelliCentrics, Inc., owner and operator of both Reptrax and VendorClear, announced today the acquisition of Status Blue, LLC, a leading vendor compliance solution.

2011-02-07 15:59:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While investigating a cluster of measles cases in Perry County, the state Department of Health has identified a suspected case of measles that could have exposed other persons while infectious, officials said today.

2011-01-12 14:11:24

Receiving the herpes zoster vaccine was associated with a 55 percent reduced risk of developing shingles.

2010-11-15 04:42:00

BEIJING, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd.

2010-11-03 00:00:39

Summit Medical Group Improves Childhood Immunization Rates Quality Improvement Program at Summit Medical Group increases average childhood immunization rate among its pediatric patients to 97%. Berkeley Heights, NJ (Vocus) November 2, 2010 A proactive process at Summit Medical Group has increased the average immunization completion rate among pediatric patients from 84% in 2008 to 97% in 2010.

2010-10-29 13:37:02

Scientists at Weill Cornell Medical College have identified a potential new treatment for the Nipah and Hendra viruses, two lethal and emerging viruses for which there is currently no treatment or vaccine available.

2010-10-14 10:30:00

Two out of every three American children who have been infected with measles recently did not receive a vaccination against the illness, claims a report in The Journal of Infectious Diseases.

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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