News tagged with disease outbreaks

Third MMR vaccine dose can curtail mumps outbreak

(HealthDay)—Administering a third dose of the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine reduced the village-wide attack rate by about 75 percent in a community experiencing a large mumps outbreak despite a high ...

Nov 05, 2012
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Questions for Medicare in outbreak

(AP)—Questions are being raised about Medicare in the meningitis outbreak that has rekindled doubts about the safety of the nation's drug supply.

Oct 19, 2012
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