Recent News

Nov 30, 2017

News Scan for Nov 30, 2017

Insecticide-resistant mosquitoes
Mumps on campus
Typhoid vaccine introduction
Sep 25, 2017

News Scan for Sep 25, 2017

Saudi MERS cases
Chikungunya spike
Measles outbreak response
Sports infections in kids
Sep 07, 2017
College students

Third MMR dose shows promise in curbing mumps outbreaks

Also, waning immunity probably contributes to outbreaks, the study found.

Dec 08, 2016

News Scan for Dec 08, 2016

Illinois Elizabethkingia probe
Mumps in highly vaccinated group
Lab security threats from insiders
Drug-resistant TB meningitis
Oct 11, 2016

News Scan for Oct 11, 2016

Africa malaria deaths
Arkansas mumps outbreak
ASPs in peds hospital
Cholera in Haiti
H5N1 cases in Egypt
Oct 07, 2016

News Scan for Oct 07, 2016

Salmonella from live poultry
High-dose colistin
Vaccines in young kids
Ebola vaccine contract
Polio in Nigeria
Oct 06, 2016

News Scan for Oct 06, 2016

HPV vaccine uptake
Mumps in Arkansas
Amish measles outbreak lessons
Global burden of disease
Jul 28, 2016

News Scan for Jul 28, 2016

MCR-1 in Hong Kong
College mumps response
Apr 08, 2016
College students studying

Early reports show mumps on the rise in 2016, including on campuses

With the CDC reporting 467 cases so far, college officials hone their response.

Aug 28, 2015

News Scan for Aug 28, 2015

Salmonella pork outbreak
Poliovirus shedding
Variant H1N1 flu
Mumps on campuses

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Bonwitt J, Kawakami V, Wharton A, et al. Absence of asymptomatic mumps virus shedding among vaccinated college students during a mumps outbreak — Washington, February-June 2017. (Notes from the field) MMWR 2017 Dec 1;66(47):1307-8

Indenbaum V, Hubschen JM, Stein-Zamir C, et al. Ongoing mumps outbreak in Israel, January to August 2017. Euro Surveill 2017 Aug 31;22(35):pii=30605

L'Huillier AG, Eshaghi A, Racey CS, et al. Laboratory testing and phylogenetic analysis during a mumps outbreak in Ontario, Canada. Virol J 2018;Jun 5;15:98

Lewnard JA, Grad YH. Vaccine waning and mumps re-emergence in the United States. Sci Transl Med 2018 Mar 21;10(433):eaao5945

Liu W, Deng L, Lin X, et al. Importation of mumps virus genotype K to China from Vietnam. Emerg Infect Dis 2018 (published online Feb 26)

Marin M, Marlow M, Moore KL, et al. Recommendation of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices for use of a third dose of mumps virus-containing vaccine in persons at increased risk for mumps during an outbreak. MMWR 2018 Jan 12;67(1):33-8

MayMay M, Rieder CA, Rowe RJ. Emergent lineages of mumps virus suggest the need for a polyvalent vaccine. Int J Infect Dis 2017 (published online Oct 5)

Shah M, Quinlisk P, Weigel A, et al. Mumps outbreak in a highly vaccinated university-affiliated setting before and after a measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccination campaign—Iowa, July 2015–May 2016. Clin Infect Dis 2017 (published online Aug 17)

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