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Urologists at a leading Irish hospital have reported an alarming increase in the number of teenage boys and young men developing mumps orchitis, in a paper published in the April issue of the urology journal BJUI.
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State and federal health officials said on Thursday that an outbreak of mumps, which started in a summer camp last June, has sickened over 1,500 people in New York and New Jersey.
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Canada and many Western countries lack experience in mass immunization campaigns necessary to fight H1N1 influenza, experts say. Dr.
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.
Researchers said on Tuesday that one in 20 children whose parents do not get them vaccinated against whooping cough catch the highly contagious illness.
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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