Navigation Links
Mumps vaccine coverage should be improved, study finds
Date:8/24/2010

es. For those born during 1967 to 1976, the percentage of those with antibodies was even lower: 85 to 86 percent. There were also differences in relation to race, ethnic origin, birthplace, and sex.

Although the percentage of persons with mumps antibodies was on the lower end of what is considered necessary for herd immunity, the study authors note that the incidence of mumps has declined by 96 percent or more since the pre-vaccine era. However, to maintain this success against this serious viral infection, the study authors believe it is crucial to maintain or, preferably, improve vaccine coverage to prevent or control future outbreaks.

The findings emphasize the "importance of achieving and maintaining a high rate of vaccination in the community, continuing surveillance for mumps, promptly reporting known and suspected cases of mumps to public health officials so that they can take immediate steps to stop further spread of the virus, and studying and understanding the changing factors that affect the introduction and spread of mumps in the U.S.," Dr. Kutty said.

In an accompanying editorial, Patricia Quinlisk, MD, MPH, state epidemiologist and medical director with the Iowa Department of Public Health, agreed with the study authors, noting that over time, immunity to mumps may diminish. This can occur even after a second dose of the MMR vaccine, which was recommended, starting in 1989, for children entering school. To ensure individual lifelong immunity and appropriate levels of herd immunity, Quinlisk suggested that a third dose may be needed or that the second dose should be delayed until later in adolescence. The study's findings "will help us to understand and use the public health strategies that will best control mumps today," Dr. Quinlisk wrote.


'/>"/>

Contact: John Heys
jheys@idsociety.org
703-299-0412
Infectious Diseases Society of America
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Unvaccinated Boys at Risk of Mumps-Linked Testicular Problem
2. Vaccine Not Fail-Safe in Ongoing Mumps Outbreak
3. Survey of American women finds STD vaccine viewed positively
4. More U.S. Teens Get Recommended Vaccines
5. New human adenovirus may not make for good vaccines, after all
6. Human clinical trial of NIH-developed dengue vaccine begins
7. UR discovers new way to boost vaccines, seeks patent
8. Alphavirus-based vaccine may slow some cancers
9. Boosting the efficacy of anticancer vaccines
10. Vaccine Shows Some Promise Against Advanced Cancers
11. H1N1 Protection in Coming Seasons Flu Vaccines: FDA
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/31/2014)... 2014 This September, California Library ... Library, celebrates 30 years of changing the lives ... inception, California’s Library Literacy Services has helped nearly ... read and write. , To mark the 30th ... is launching a month-long awareness campaign titled “Together, ...
(Date:8/31/2014)... August 2014: Renal denervation seems to be more successful ... when it includes accessory renal arteries, according to research ... from Germany. , Dr Schmiedel said: "More than one ... defined as blood pressure (BP) greater than 140/90 mmHg. ... (rHTN) and are unable to reduce BP below 140/90 ...
(Date:8/30/2014)... A new method to predict the optimal number ... at ESC Congress today by Dr Benjamin Dahan from ... AEDs located in public places for optimal prevention of ... said: "Out of hospital cardiac arrest is a major ... 50 and 100 per 100 000 in the general ...
(Date:8/30/2014)... Walking-Canes.Net has released several articles related ... can help in making gait problems easier. The new ... website that contains all of the news articles that were ... articles deal with diseases that make walking a problem and ... help in making life easier for the patient. The articles ...
(Date:8/30/2014)... As the economy continues to recover and ... bathrooms and in-home fitness centers, the North American ... interest not only in designing and installing saunas but ... of sauna. Through working with manufacturers across North ... Society provides a strong knowledge base of Finnish traditions ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:California Library Literacy Services Celebrates 30th Anniversary 2Health News:California Library Literacy Services Celebrates 30th Anniversary 3Health News:Renal denervation more successful when it includes accessory arteries 2Health News:New method predicts optimal number and location of AEDs 2Health News:Information Articles on Gait Problems from Walking-Canes.Net 2Health News:As Interest in Saunas Increases, the North American Sauna Society Increases Outreach to Provide Education on History, Design, and Culture 2
... , , Consumers Must Have Full ... by Congress , , WASHINGTON, Sept. 22 ... the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) is again reminding ... of licensed, professional, independent insurance agents in any reform plan devised ...
... SAN DIEGO, Sept. 22 US Farms, Inc. (Pink Sheets: ... Inc., a Southern California based branding and interactive marketing firm to assist ... consumer brand product line, Aloe365. , , Yan ... are now in a full blown sales and marketing effort with our ...
... 22 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The Yanda International Health,City is set to ... The environmentally friendly complex will include facilities offering,state-of-the-art care for ... medical research and training facilities. It,will also include an international ... a model in healthcare services in the 21st century. It ...
... , , , ... rates of childhood obesity and related diseases could mean the next generation ... their parents, NFL Network today kicked off the second year of ... on Manhattan,s Lower East Side. As part of the league,s NFL ...
... NEW YORK, Sept. 22 Reportlinker.com announces that a ... , U.S. Equine Market: Feed, Health Care ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p0148037/US-Equine-Market-Feed-Health-Care-and-Services-for-Horses-The.html , , ... States, which are used primarily for recreation and entertainment. These horses ...
... , , DUBLIN, ... an expanded suite of consulting, analytics and operations services to ... patient safety. , , These ... their hospitals address ongoing economic constraints, improve quality outcomes and ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Healthcare Reform Must Include Full Participation by Licensed Professional Insurance Agents 2Health News:US Farms, Inc. Announces Agreement With Rage Marketing, Inc. to Increase Brand Awareness and E-Commerce Product Sales 2Health News:US Farms, Inc. Announces Agreement With Rage Marketing, Inc. to Increase Brand Awareness and E-Commerce Product Sales 3Health News:Yanda International Health City - World Class Healthcare in China 2Health News:Yanda International Health City - World Class Healthcare in China 3Health News:NFL Network Launches 2009 National Keep Gym in School Campaign at New York City Middle School; Effort Will Give More U.S. Students Access to Quality Physical Education 2Health News:NFL Network Launches 2009 National Keep Gym in School Campaign at New York City Middle School; Effort Will Give More U.S. Students Access to Quality Physical Education 3Health News:NFL Network Launches 2009 National Keep Gym in School Campaign at New York City Middle School; Effort Will Give More U.S. Students Access to Quality Physical Education 4Health News:Reportlinker Adds U.S. Equine Market: Feed, Health Care and Services for Horses, The Report 2Health News:Reportlinker Adds U.S. Equine Market: Feed, Health Care and Services for Horses, The Report 3Health News:Reportlinker Adds U.S. Equine Market: Feed, Health Care and Services for Horses, The Report 4Health News:Reportlinker Adds U.S. Equine Market: Feed, Health Care and Services for Horses, The Report 5Health News:Reportlinker Adds U.S. Equine Market: Feed, Health Care and Services for Horses, The Report 6Health News:Reportlinker Adds U.S. Equine Market: Feed, Health Care and Services for Horses, The Report 7Health News:Reportlinker Adds U.S. Equine Market: Feed, Health Care and Services for Horses, The Report 8Health News:Reportlinker Adds U.S. Equine Market: Feed, Health Care and Services for Horses, The Report 9Health News:Reportlinker Adds U.S. Equine Market: Feed, Health Care and Services for Horses, The Report 10Health News:Reportlinker Adds U.S. Equine Market: Feed, Health Care and Services for Horses, The Report 11Health News:Reportlinker Adds U.S. Equine Market: Feed, Health Care and Services for Horses, The Report 12Health News:Reportlinker Adds U.S. Equine Market: Feed, Health Care and Services for Horses, The Report 13Health News:Reportlinker Adds U.S. Equine Market: Feed, Health Care and Services for Horses, The Report 14Health News:Reportlinker Adds U.S. Equine Market: Feed, Health Care and Services for Horses, The Report 15Health News:Reportlinker Adds U.S. Equine Market: Feed, Health Care and Services for Horses, The Report 16Health News:Reportlinker Adds U.S. Equine Market: Feed, Health Care and Services for Horses, The Report 17Health News:Reportlinker Adds U.S. Equine Market: Feed, Health Care and Services for Horses, The Report 18Health News:Reportlinker Adds U.S. Equine Market: Feed, Health Care and Services for Horses, The Report 19Health News:Reportlinker Adds U.S. Equine Market: Feed, Health Care and Services for Horses, The Report 20Health News:Cardinal Health Introduces Expanded Suite of Services to Help Hospital Pharmacies Improve Cost Containment, Workflow, Patient Safety 2Health News:Cardinal Health Introduces Expanded Suite of Services to Help Hospital Pharmacies Improve Cost Containment, Workflow, Patient Safety 3Health News:Cardinal Health Introduces Expanded Suite of Services to Help Hospital Pharmacies Improve Cost Containment, Workflow, Patient Safety 4
(Date:8/29/2014)... , Aug. 29, 2014 Research ... "Global Multiple Sclerosis Drugs Market 2014-2018" report ... a chronic, inflammatory medical condition that results in demyelination, ... because of an abnormal response by the immune system, ... It is a potentially debilitating disease in which the ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... MENLO PARK, Calif. , Aug. 29, ... (OTCQB: DMPI) ("DelMar" "the Company") today announced the filing ... Company recently changed its fiscal year end to June ... its common stock on a national securities exchange in ... as filed with the United States Securities Exchange Commission ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... ANDOVER, Mass. , Aug. ...  (NYSE: PHG ... at the  European Society of ... company is highlighting the full range of its cardiology solutions ... the care continuum from prevention and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Global Multiple Sclerosis Drugs Market 2014-2018: Key Vendors are Bayer, Biogen Idec, Merck Serono, Novartis and Teva Pharmaceutical 2Global Multiple Sclerosis Drugs Market 2014-2018: Key Vendors are Bayer, Biogen Idec, Merck Serono, Novartis and Teva Pharmaceutical 3DelMar Pharmaceuticals Fiscal 2014 Year End Results and Summary of Recent Developments 2DelMar Pharmaceuticals Fiscal 2014 Year End Results and Summary of Recent Developments 3DelMar Pharmaceuticals Fiscal 2014 Year End Results and Summary of Recent Developments 4DelMar Pharmaceuticals Fiscal 2014 Year End Results and Summary of Recent Developments 5Philips Spotlights New Cardiology Solutions and Unveils Ultrasound Technology at European Society of Cardiology Congress 2014 2Philips Spotlights New Cardiology Solutions and Unveils Ultrasound Technology at European Society of Cardiology Congress 2014 3Philips Spotlights New Cardiology Solutions and Unveils Ultrasound Technology at European Society of Cardiology Congress 2014 4Philips Spotlights New Cardiology Solutions and Unveils Ultrasound Technology at European Society of Cardiology Congress 2014 5
... Medicare Part D beneficiaries who enter the "donut ... previously subsidized prescription costs, are twice as likely to ... more affordable or generic medications, a new study published ... (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/NE75914LOGO) The study conducted by researchers ...
... The National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators ... Responsibly to Ensure Safety) Alliance (SM) have joined Attorney ... issue in Florida – prescription drug abuse. Attorney General ... a statewide Drug Take Back Day. NADDI and the ...
Cached Medicine Technology:CVS Caremark, Harvard and Brigham and Women's Researchers Say Medicare 'Donut Hole' Can Lead to a Decrease in Medication Adherence 2CVS Caremark, Harvard and Brigham and Women's Researchers Say Medicare 'Donut Hole' Can Lead to a Decrease in Medication Adherence 3NADDI and the C.A.R.E.S. Alliance Join Attorney General Bondi in Fight Against Prescription Drug Abuse 2NADDI and the C.A.R.E.S. Alliance Join Attorney General Bondi in Fight Against Prescription Drug Abuse 3
Weitlaner retractor, blunt....
Halle bone curette, 8 1/4, oval, malleable shaft, 4 mm wide....
Bruns (Volkmann) bone curette, with Novotex plastic handle (autoclavable in autoclave up to 143C by 3 bar), 9, oval....
Ring curette, 4 mm 90 angle....
Medicine Products: