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By Becky Wandel and Rawan Elbaba, Student Reporting Labs
Mumps has swept through 57 immigration detention facilities in 19 states since September, according to a CDC report.
By Carla K. Johnson, Associated Press
For the third consecutive year, unvaccinated communities have grown, the CDC reported Thursday. One school in Oregon has toddler vaccination rates lower than those in Venezuela.
By Jamie Leventhal
The findings come as health officials confront large and protracted mumps epidemics that have become more common around the country.
By Helen Branswell, STAT
Mumps is back, and is having its worst year in a decade, fueled in part by its spread on college campuses.
By Rebecca Smith, Side Effects Public Media
By Sarah Breitenbach, Stateline
Even a small number of unvaccinated people can undermine the immunity of the larger population, which is leading public health officials and vaccine advocates to push for changes.
An increasing fear of alleged dangers from child vaccinations, including autism and allergies, has led to an upsurge in the reported cases of measles this year. Betty Ann Bowser examines why some parents are opting against routine vaccinations for their…
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