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Jun 04, 2020

News Scan for Jun 04, 2020

Water, hygiene, wastewater & antibiotic resistance
Wedding-linked mumps outbreak
Feb 21, 2019

News Scan for Feb 21, 2019

European flu vaccine protection
More Saudi MERS cases
Waning MMR response
Dec 17, 2018

News Scan for Dec 17, 2018

More acute flaccid myelitis cases
Romaine grower produce recall
US flu vaccine uptake
Quadrivalent flu vaccine in kids
Mumps in Australia
Aug 23, 2018

News Scan for Aug 23, 2018

Alaska mumps outbreak
Priority review for tropical diseases
Avian flu in Malaysia, Taiwan
Jul 26, 2018

News Scan for Jul 26, 2018

Next Ebola steps in the DRC
Campus mumps outbreak response
Melon Salmonella probe ends
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

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Barrabeig I, Anton A, Torner N, et al. Mumps: MMR vaccination and genetic diversity of mumps virus, 2007-2011 in Catalonia, Spain. BMC Infect Dis 2019 Nov 9;19:954


Donahue M, Hendrickson B, Julian D, et al. Multistate mumps outbreak originating from asymptomatic transmission at a Nebraska wedding—six states, August-October 2019. MMWR 2020 Jun 5;69(22):666-9

Ferenczi A, Gee S, Cotter S, et al. Ongoing mumps outbreak among adolescents and young adults, Ireland, August 2018 to January 2020. Euro Surveill 2020 Jan30;25(4):pii=2000047

Frade J, Nunes C, Mesquita JR, et al. Mumps antibodies in the cord blood, association with maternal recall of mumps: possible consequences for vaccination strategies. Vaccine 2019 (published online Nov 22)

Gortz M, Brewer NT, Hansen PR, et al. The contagious nature of a vaccine scare: how the introduction of HPV vaccination lifted and eroded MMR vaccination in Denmark. Vaccine 2020 (published online May 15)

Leung J, Elson D, Sanders K, et al. Mumps in detention facilities that house detained migrants — United States, September 2018-August 2019. (Notes from the field) MMWR 2019 Aug 30;68(34):749-50

Nielsen, LE, Kelly DC, Gyorffy J, et al. Mumps outbreak and MMR IgG surveillance as a predictor for immunity in military trainees. Vaccine 2019 Sep 30;37(42):6139-43

Pike J, Marin M, Guo A, et al. 2016-2017 Arkansas mumps outbreak in a close-knit community: assessment of the economic impact and response strategies. Vaccine 2019 (published online Dec 6)

Sikhosana ML, Kuonza L, Motaze NZ. Epidemiology of laboratory-confirmed mumps infections in South Africa, 2012–2017: a cross-sectional study. BMC Infect Dis 2020 May 12;20:668

Waugh CJ, Willocks LJ, Templeton K, et al. Recurrent outbreaks of mumps in Lothian and the impact of waning immunity. Epidemiol Infect 2020 (published online Jun 18)

Wei Y, Wilkinson K, Rish R, et al. Mumps outbreak in Manitoba, Canada, 2018-2019. Can Commun Dis Rep 2020 Apr 2);46(4):46-52

Wohl S, Metsky HC, Schaffner SF, et al. Combining genomics and epidemiology to track mumps virus transmission in the United States. PLOS Biol 2020 Feb 11;18(2):e3000611

Zarif TE, Kassir MF, Bizri N, et al. Measles and mumps outbreaks in Lebanon: trends and links. BMC Infect Dis 2020 Mar 26;20(244)

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