Arkansas mumps outbreak rises, ‘Strain may have evolved enough to surmount the vaccine’

The number of mumps cases reported in Arkansas continues to grow as health officials today put the provisional total case count (suspected and lab confirmed) at 1,652. The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) says throughout this outbreak, 90% to 95% of school-aged children and 30% to 40% of adults involved in the outbreak have been […] The post Arkansas mumps outbreak rises, ‘Strain may have evolved enough to surmount the…

November 30, 2016
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Zika virus: Texas reports 1st local transmission

The Texas Department of State Health Services and Cameron County Department of Health and Human Services today announced the first case of Zika virus disease likely transmitted by a mosquito in Texas. DSHS is supporting Cameron County’s response to the case and to the ongoing risk of Zika in the community. The patient is a […] The post Zika virus: Texas reports 1st local transmission appeared first on Outbreak News…

November 29, 2016
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