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BEWARE: Mumps Has Hit The Mid-State
BEWARE: Mumps Has Hit The Mid-State

Diseases that we thought were a thing of the past are returning. Reports indicate that mumps are now in Middle Tennessee.

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Recent Mumps outbreak causes concern
Recent Mumps outbreak causes concern

"While few vaccines provide 100 percent protection against illness, two doses of the MMR vaccine are about 88 percent effective in preventing mumps..."

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Nearby states seeing Mumps outbreaks
Nearby states seeing Mumps outbreaks

As health officials in nearby states, including Arkansas and Missouri monitor outbreaks of mumps that are growing in number and geographically, the Tennessee Department of Health reminds residents mumps vaccination is the best way to prevent mumps illness.

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UPDATE: Mumps NOT Confirmed at La Vergne Primary
UPDATE: Mumps NOT Confirmed at La Vergne Primary

MURFREESBORO - Parents at La Vergne Primary School received a notification from Rutherford County Schools that a student there had mumps. Since then, WGNS has learned from Rutherford County Schools spokesman James Evans the state Department of Health has NOT confirmed a student with mumps.

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Tennessee Health Department Warns: Get Your Measles, Mumps, Rubella Vaccine
The best prevention for mumps is the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine. One dose is required for children in daycare, and two doses are required for school-aged children and college students in Tennessee.
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