Healthcare officials confirmed seven cases of mumps on a US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) building in Houston on Saturday.
The Houston Health Department said in a press release that there were seven adults in these cases who had been detained during the infectious period, meaning that there was no evidence that someone outside the facility had been infected.
"Because these individuals were insulated inside the device at the time they were contagious, we do not anticipate these incidents that threaten the community," said Dr. David Persse, Houston Local Health Care Authority and Director of EMS Physician
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The Houston Health Department describes a mumps as "a viral infectious disease caused by a virus.
Outbreaks of infectious disease were very delayed. For example, a recent outbreak of measles in the northwest has revived the debate on childhood vaccination
At least 44 people in Washington and Oregon in the last few weeks have been suffering from a particularly contagious virus that was killed in the US in 2000. As a result of immunization but regularly arriving with foreign travelers
Officials say that 37 of the confirmed cases were people who were not immunized and most were children under 1
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Nine out of 10 unvaccinated people who are facing this disease will get the disease. An immunocompromised person may get up to three weeks after the virus has been exposed
The Associated Press contributed to this report