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# mumps - Tuesday 26 May, 2020

Rate of mumps infection declined significantly in April due to Covid restrictions

A spike in the number of people presenting with the highly infectious condition started in late 2018.

# mumps - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

HSE offers free MMR shots to combat 'significant' rise in mumps

It follows a sharp increase in the number of cases of the illness last year.

# mumps - Friday 17 January, 2020

HSE issues mumps warning as 132 cases reported last week - the highest weekly number in over a decade

Symptoms of mumps include fever, headache and painful swollen salivary glands.

# mumps - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

Number of mumps cases in 2019 four times higher than last year

The HSE said has said the increase in numbers is linked to the spread of misinformation about vaccines on social media.

# mumps - Thursday 28 November, 2019

Mumps and measles on the rise in Ireland as people share discredited research online

Dr Kevin Kelleher of the HSE said Andrew Wakefield’s research linking vaccines to autism has been “utterly discredited”.

# mumps - Friday 25 October, 2019

Dublin universities send warnings to students over mumps outbreak in the capital

In September, Health Protection Surveillance Centre was notified of 69 cases of mumps.

# mumps - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

'It's not a coincidence': HSE expert links latest mumps outbreak to discredited study of MMR vaccine

The HSE is still trying to determine how many people have been affected by the outbreak.

# mumps - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

45 people diagnosed after mumps outbreak in the west

People aged 15 to 29 years old have been affected by the outbreak, the HSE has said.

# mumps - Saturday 24 March, 2018

Third vaccine dose may be needed to stop people getting mumps in their 30s

There have been a number of mumps outbreaks among adults in the US recently, including on college campuses.

# mumps - Sunday 23 August, 2015

From The42 'No chance of Neymar joining Manchester United' Speculation

'No chance of Neymar joining Manchester United'

The Barcelona forward was linked with a move to Old Trafford in newspaper reports

# mumps - Saturday 8 November, 2014

Frozen, Morning Ireland, and the C word: The week in numbers

Plus: How many new cars have been sold in Ireland so far this year?

# mumps - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Loads of people have got the mumps this year

And the HSE wants them to get the MMR.

# mumps - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

These are the outbreaks of measles in Ireland since 2008

In total, the Council for Foreign Relations has tracked 432 cases since 2008.

# mumps - Friday 17 May, 2013

Poll: Should vaccinations be compulsory for children? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should vaccinations be compulsory for children?

A court has ruled that a 5-year-old boy must get his booster shots, but should vaccinations for children be compulsory across the board?