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Health officials confirm Alaska mumps case

...50-year-old Alaska woman contracted mumps in July, the first confirmed case within...tested samples and confirmed the presence of mumps virus.Fewer than 500 people in the United States contract mumps each year, and Alaska's previous outbreak...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-09/health-officials-confirm-alaska-mumps-c
State
Health officials confirm Alaska mumps case

...50-year-old Alaska woman contracted mumps in July, the first confirmed case within...tested samples and confirmed the presence of mumps virus.Fewer than 500 people in the United States contract mumps each year, and Alaska's previous outbreak...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-08/health-officials-confirm-alaska-mumps-c
State
Kenai health center on alert for measles

...nation is surprising.The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommends a two-dose schedule of the MMR - measles, mumps and rubella - vaccine. The first dose should be given when children are 12-15 months old and the second at 4-6 years old...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-12/kenai-health-center-alert-measles
State
How federal budget cuts could affect Alaska

...300 HIV tests. A cut of $96,000 for vaccinations would mean 1,400 fewer children receiving vaccines to prevent measles, mumps, rubella, tetanus, whooping cough, influenza, and Hepatitis B.Senior Care: Alaska would lose about $184,000 in money...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-02-26-0
State
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...and ``B'' to that list, as well as mumps. The haemophilus influenza type b - commonly...meningitis in young children, Becker said. Mumps is a viral disease characterized by fever...said. Most Alaskans already receive the mumps vaccine in the common MMR shot, named...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051000/Loc_shots.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Hib), polio, diphtheria, tetanus, mumps, rubella, rotavirus and hepatitis A and...Hib), polio, diphtheria, tetanus, mumps, rubella, rotavirus and hepatitis A and...Hib), polio, diphtheria, tetanus, mumps, rubella, rotavirus and hepatitis A and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041499/Com_vaccines.shtml
Vaccinate now

...children in grades K-12 will be required to be immunized against mumps, hepatitis A and hepatitis B. Children in childcare facilities...recommended for years. Almost all Alaska children have received mumps vaccine because it is a component of the MMR combination vaccine...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012201/Ope_Letters4.html
Opinion
Outside editorial: Phony research must not deter needed vaccinations

...frightening possibility that MMR, a combined vaccine for measles, mumps and rubella, was causing childhood bowel diseases and autism...Polio, measles, rubella, meningitis, hepatitis A and B, mumps, chicken pox, tetanus, diphtheria, whooping cough, influenza...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011911/opi_772084568.shtml
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...children in grades K-12 will be required to be immunized against mumps, hepatitis A and hepatitis B. Children in childcare facilities...recommended for years. Almost all Alaska children have received mumps vaccine because it is a component of the MMR combination vaccine...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012201/Ope_Letters4.shtml
Morally unacceptable

...vaccine. One of the primary manufacturer's of these vaccines is Merck Pharmaceutical. Merck, who makes the only alternative mumps and measles vaccines in a monovalent form, is presently not making these vaccines available to the public and will not yet...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010903/let_letter3.shtml
Opinion

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