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...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the mumps situation at Louisiana State University (LSU) in Baton Rouge, The LSU Student Health Center has confirmed 16 student cases of mumps, as...

By NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Public Health Agency of Catalonia in Girona reports investigating an outbreak of mumps in the Gironès and Pla de l’Estany regions. According to a El Pais report (computer...

By NewsDesk @bactiman63 A student at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette has been diagnosed with mumps, the University and the state Office of Public Health confirmed Monday. UL Lafayette, in cooperation...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Executive Director of the University of New Hampshire Health & Wellness, Kevin Charles said in an update on mumps Friday the four cases of confirmed mumps...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in England say the number of confirmed mumps cases recorded last year is the most seen in the country in a decade. Provisional data from Public Health...

A single strain of mumps virus has dominated the US since 2006, and is responsible for many of the large numbers of cases seen across the country in the widespread 2016-17 outbreaks. In a paper publishing...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Louisiana State University Officials with the Louisiana State University (LSU) Student Health Center confirmed five student cases of mumps Tuesday. The first confirmed...