Latest Mumps Stories

2010-01-20 15:30:00

BEIJING, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd.

2009-09-03 12:18:00

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Although school has just begun, it is already exam time for students throughout Wisconsin.

2009-08-17 16:27:14

Canada and many Western countries lack experience in mass immunization campaigns necessary to fight H1N1 influenza, experts say. Dr.

2009-06-03 16:34:40

Health experts said Wednesday that mumps has made a comeback in parts of Europe in the past year with outbreaks in Britain, the Balkans and Moldova.

2009-05-26 12:40:00

Researchers said on Tuesday that one in 20 children whose parents do not get them vaccinated against whooping cough catch the highly contagious illness.

2009-04-03 17:30:00

Departments Urge Public to Self-Report Suspected Measles HARRISBURG, Pa., April 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Health, in coordination with the Allegheny County Health Department and UPMC's Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh today confirmed they are investigating four confirmed cases of measles seen at Children's Hospital.

2009-03-31 09:02:00

2009 Partner Program Guide Recognizes Exceptional Channel Commitment BOCA RATON, Fla., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- SECNAP(R) Network Security Corporation today announced that its channel partner program has been awarded five stars in the 2009 Partner Program Guide published by Everything Channel.

2009-03-27 15:43:00

SHENZEN, China, March 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Hard to Treat Diseases (HTDS) www.htdsmedical.com Today after the market closed the company announced the clinical trial protocol for their MMR Vaccine is under preparation, and is expected to be approved by the end of the second quarter 2009. The MMR Vaccine is a mixture of three live attenuated viruses administered via injection for immunization against measles, mumps, and rubella (also called German measles).

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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