Global & Disaster Medicine

Scotland: 242 confirmed mumps cases in 2015


As of March 22, 2015, Health Protection Scotland has reported 242 confirmed mumps cases in 2015. This is an increase from the 45 cases reported during the same period in 2014. The outbreak of mumps is linked to cases in educational establishments and the community.

CDC recommends that travelers to Scotland( protect themselves by making sure they are vaccinated against mumps before travel.

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