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Although immunity to mumps is high in the United States, mumps vaccine coverage must be maintained and improved to prevent future outbreaks.
WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Aug.
The combination vaccine for measles, mumps, rubella and chickenpox (MMRV) is associated with double the risk of febrile seizures for 1- to 2-year-old children compared with same-day administration of the separate vaccine for MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) and the varicella (V) vaccine for chicken pox.
OAKLAND, Calif., June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The combination vaccine for measles, mumps, rubella and chickenpox (MMRV) is associated with double the risk of febrile seizures for 1- to 2-year-old children compared with same-day administration of the separate vaccine for MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) and the varicella (V) vaccine for chicken pox, according to a Kaiser Permanente Division of Research study appearing online in the journal Pediatrics.
BEIJING, May 13 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd.
BEIJING, May 5 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd.
CHICAGO, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The bumps and bruises of childhood can't always be avoided, but there is no reason for children to suffer from any of the infectious diseases that can be prevented by vaccines.
HARRISBURG, Pa., April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania parents are strongly urged to protect their children by making certain they are fully immunized against preventable diseases, Secretary of Health Everette James said today to mark the start of National Infant Immunization Week, April 24-May 1. "Vaccines are among the most successful and cost-effective public health tools available for preventing disease," said James.
BEIJING, April 6 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd.
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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