The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District said that there are nine cases of mumps in Bexar County, up by eight from previous year.
So far this year, there have been 221 mumps cases, the largest total since there were 234 cases in 1994, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services. There have been multiple outbreaks involving vacation break travelers at South Padre Island.
Health officials in Texas are looking into outbreaks, including possible exposure on South Padre Island, which is a popular spring break destination for college students.
There have been 13 cases of people who traveled to South Padre Island between March 8 and March 22.
Four injured in explosion on University of Idaho campus
Hospital officials say four people injured in an explosion at the University of Idaho were in good condition on Friday morning. The device used for the experiment was a galvanized metal pipe, 8 to 12 inches long and about 1.5 inches in diameter.
In 2016, there were 5,311 reported mumps cases in the United States, reaching a decade-high since 2006.
Mumps is transferred by respiratory droplets or saliva.
"Right now, with it being two suspected cases, that look clinically promising but not confirmed, and one lab confirmed, right now it is just considered that there are three sporadic cases that have happened within a population of 250,000 people", said Anderson.
"When you think about mumps, most people will do OK, but there are potentially more serious complications", noted Dr. Cynthia Brownfield, a physician with Mosaic Life Care.
We were asked to tone down abuses: Vidya Balan
Known for taking up bold roles, Vidya is back with yet another hard-hitting story in her upcoming film "Begum Jaan" . Directed by Srijit Mukherji , Begum Jaan is based on an incident at the time of India and Pakistan partition.
According to the CDC, MMR-II in two doses is 88 percent effective at protection against mumps. Hardesty said, "Take precautions, get your immunizations, and make sure they're up to date".
Mumps is a viral infection that causes painful swelling in the glands of the cheek and jaw. Symptoms include swollen or tender salivary glands, low fever, tiredness and muscle aches. The health department says it's encouraging people to protect themselves by getting vaccinated, covering sneezes and coughs and washing hands. Two doses of the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine are recommended for children; the first dose at 12-15 months of age, and the second dose at 4-6 years of age. DSHS maintains the best mumps prevention is through vaccination, although some inoculated people still get mumps if exposed to the virus.
"I just do them all". "And if you're in one of those special groups that exposed, make sure you take that special extra step to prevent catching the disease and spreading the disease". "When the doctor says she's due for this, I give them to her", said parent Bethany Awalt, mother.
Seeking to salvage ties, US and Russia agree on Syria probe
Lavrov says Russian Federation has lots of questions about the "very ambiguous" and "contradictory" ideas coming from the U.S. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov blasted USA claims that it has "irrefutable evidence" of election interference.
Photos will be taken with the Easter Bunny by FeVa Fotos for a small donation of $5.00, to help with Kiwanis children's projects. No one's sure when the egg hunt started, Auxiliary member Marian Melcher said, but it was probably sometime in the 1960s.
"The manner in which they were killed is consistent with the modus operandi of MS-13", Sini told reporters. Crime Stoppers is offering a fast cash reward of $25,000 for information that leads to an arrest.
The complaint, filed with an arrest warrant, charges Jakubowski with burglary, felony theft and possession of burglary tools. Jakubowski has been on the run for the past several days after allegedly stealing over a dozen guns from a a local gun shop.
Among most 2017 National Basketball Association playoff predictions, the Warriors aren't expected to need more than five games. Before the team's Wednesday night game against the New Orleans Pelicans, Lillard joined the CSN Northwest's pregame show.
William Hill trading director Terry Pattinson said: "Early signs are that we won in England but got stuffed in Scotland". He added: "I was injured on 9 March, I got a heavy fall on the novice chase and that was four weeks ago on Thursday".
"Peacekeepers do fantastic work but they are very expensive and they should be used only when needed", Rycroft said. Secretary General Antonio Guterres, comes as the USA looks to cut its funding to U.N. peacekeeping.
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He shot cellphone video from the sidewalk while gusty winds whipped flames across the roof of the Via Bellagio shops. County spokesman Erik Pappa says officials found no building code violations at the resort.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson steps off his plane at Pisa Military Airport in Pisa, Italy, on Sunday, April 9, 2017. Alfano says the idea was raised at a meeting in Lucca, Italy, by British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson.
Sachin Tendulkar launches trailer of his biopic
At the trailer launch, Sachin Tendulkar emphasised on the World Cup victory, hailing it as the highest point of his career. The trailer itself is showing how Sachin Tendulkar transformed from a wild child to a Virtuous Hero.
Jury begin 6th day of deliberations in Aaron Hernandez trial
Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado were shot to death as they waited at a stoplight in the early morning of July 16, 2012. Hernandez was also acquitted Friday of shooting Bradley in the face months later to try to silence him as a witness.
Samsung Galaxy S8 hits launch snag with Bixby voice assistant
The standard S8 has a 5.8-inch 1440p sAMOLED "Infinity Display" while the S8+ has to do with a 6.2-inch 1440p version of the same. Samsung Electronics again released its virtual reality headset Gear VR and Gear 360 camera that can be powered by the Galaxy S8.
Insurers say Trump must do more to stabilize 'Obamacare'
Dave Dillon of the Society of Actuaries says growth in underlying medical expenses could drive coverage prices up 10% or more. District judge found that Congress did not specifically authorize the payments, making the expenditure unconstitutional.
Russia-Syria Ties to Dominate G7 Meeting of Foreign Ministers
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Russia's inaction played a part in fuelling a deadly gas attack on Syrian civilians. But the regime has denied any responsibility, saying its air strikes hit a rebel depot containing chemical materials.
Latest Google Photos update adds video stabilization feature
Find a video and tap on it, then hit the pencil icon (edit) and you'll be able to see the "Stabilize" option on the next page. In most of the videos, the outcome shows no warp effect but in some videos, you might notice a slight warping effect.
Early dinosaur cousins had crocodile-like features
Researchers on Wednesday described fossils of a long-necked, four-legged, meat-eating reptile called Teleocrater rhadinus. This old ancestor is apparently the missing link between dinosaurs and the ancient crocodilian ancestors they had.
ISIS has lost most of the land it seized
Meanwhile, Rasoul said that the military operations in west Mosul are going on according to the command's plan. Yahya Rasool told reporters. "The biggest challenge they face is the civilians".