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Four students at Western Illinois University’s Macomb campus have come done with cases of the mumps, school officials announced Friday.
The data showed that only 13 of the 791 students at South Valley Middle School opted out of the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine; an immunization rate of about 98.4 percent.
The theory gained prominence in 1998, after a study published in the medical journal The Lancet purported to show a link between autism and the measles-mumps-rubella vaccination.
As of March 30, 2018 there have been only two reported cases of mumps in Louisiana and up to 633 total in the U.S. Maria Clark writes about health, doctors, patients and healthcare in Louisiana for NOLA.com | The Times Picayune and NOLA Mundo.
Risk is very low Studies have shown that vaccinating people during a mumps outbreak can help control it.
The effectiveness of the measles vaccine after two doses of the measles-mumps-rubella shot is 97 percent.
Its most recent report, from the 2016-17 school year, found that 94 percent of kindergartners in Johnson County and Linn County had received two doses of the measles-mumps-rubella shot and only 85 percent had in Miami County.
Wakefield drew the association between the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine and autism based on a study involving only 12 children.
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MUMPS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mumps for English Language Learners
medical : a disease that causes fever and swelling in the lower part of the cheek
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