Mumps Confirmed In 7 Detainees At Houston ICE Facility
The Huffington Post - Sun 10 Feb 18:52 GMT

Mumps Confirmed In 7 Detainees At Houston ICE Facility

Health officials say there’s no evidence the disease was transmitted outside the facility.

  HOUSTON (AP) — Health officials say seven cases of the mumps have been confirmed at a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention facility in Houston.

  The Houston Health Department said Saturday that the seven adults were detained during their infectious period.

  Health officials say there’s no evidence the disease was transmitted outside the facility.

  The health department is working with the facility on infection control.

  U.S. health officials recommend that by age 6, all children get vaccinated for mumps, measles and rubella.