Mumps confirmed in 7 detainees at Houston ICE facility

Credit: Seattle Times- Published on February 9, 2019
HOUSTON (AP) — Health officials say seven cases of the mumps have been confirmed at a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention facility in Houston. The Houston Health Department said Saturday that the seven adults were detained during their infectious period. Health officials say there’s no evidence the disease was...
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Published on February 10, 2019 -  00:44
ICE Detention Facility Battles Mumps Outbreak
Reuters reports there's been an outbreak of mumps at an ICE detention facility in Houston, Texas. Seven adult detainees at a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention facility were diagnosed with the contagious disease. Mumps can be prevented with the measles, mumps and rubella, (MMR) vaccine. Fortunately, the city's health department said Saturday the outbreak has been contained.

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