By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on a previous reports (HERE and HERE), as of September 20, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been notified of 16 confirmed cases...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A new study looking across a large body of research finds further evidence for the safety of vaccines that are Food and Drug Administration-approved and routinely...

More than a quarter of American infants in 2018 had not received common childhood vaccines that protect them from illnesses such as polio, tetanus, measles, mumps and chicken pox, new research from the...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is reporting one laboratory-confirmed case of the mumps affecting one off-campus Western Illinois University student in Macomb. Health...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine has been theorized to provide protection against COVID-19. In a new study published in mBio, an open-access journal of the American Society...

More than a dozen U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention centers experienced large, repeated outbreaks of vaccine-preventable illnesses in the last three years, according to a new study...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews According to the Swedish Public Health Agency’s and the Medical Products Agency’s joint annual report for 2019, adherence to the vaccination program remains...

Measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (also known as chickenpox) are infectious diseases caused by viruses. They are most common in children and young adults, and can lead to potentially fatal illnesses,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews San Diego State University (SDSU) and the San Diego County health department are reporting a mumps outbreak among students at the school. To date, four confirmed and...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Temple University Student Health Services (SHS) has been notified that three Temple students have tested positive for mumps since the start of the Spring 2020 semester. The...