03-31-2006, 09:49 PM #1Registered User
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Mumps outbreak in Iowa
DES MOINES, Iowa — A mumps epidemic is sweeping across Iowa in the nation's biggest outbreak in at least 17 years, baffling health officials and worrying parents.
As of Thursday, 245 confirmed, probable or suspected cases of mumps had been reported to the Iowa Department of Public Health since mid-January.