Outbreak-related mumps vaccine
effectiveness among a cohort of children and of young adults in Germany 2011.
Evaluation of a live attenuated mumps vaccine
Mumps outbreaks in vaccinated populations: are available mumps vaccines
effective enough to prevent outbreaks?
The rationale for offering vaccination to the entire prison population was based on effectiveness data for mumps vaccine
and extrapolation from existing guidelines for management of a mumps outbreak.
Findings from previous studies demonstrate that the effectiveness of one dose of mumps vaccine
is approximately 80%, and the effectiveness of two doses is about 90%.
Among patients in eight highly affected states with known vaccination status, 63% overall and 84% between the ages of 18 and 24 years had received two doses of mumps vaccine
Kansas also vacillated between one and two doses of mumps vaccine
as its definition of adequate protection before ultimately deciding that patients who receive one dose of measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine are adequately vaccinated.
The mumps vaccine
appears to be less effective than measles vaccine.
started decreasing after the use of mumps vaccine
began in 1967 and children were vaccinated routinely in 1977 and thereafter.
She said: "For those of us who were trying to get our children to have separate vaccinations, the vaccine that there was a shortage of was the mumps vaccine
But staff at the centre say their supplies of the single mumps vaccine
have now run out owing to a national shortage.
We haven't had any of the mumps vaccine
for a couple of months but the next supply is due in September and October.