Mumps on the rise in the U.S.

The mumps are making a comeback in the United States. I mean the disease, not a post-modern punk band. The disease rose to an alarming rate in 2006, and it is feared it may take decades to eradicate it from this country. These findings come despit...

Outbreaks of mumps among vaccinated adolescents and young adults

Vaccines don't always work. That shouldn't come as any great surprise, but an article in the current issue of CMAJ reported before the widespread use of vaccines, mumps was the most common cause of viral meningitis (up to 10% of mumps infections). Va...


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